So, did this patch make it anywhere? We could really use it. Here's the use case. The original ee27ca4 patch broke our build system when the git server was upgraded to Debian Wheezy last night. The builder fetches source from the repo in two pieces using git archive, and we need to make sure both pieces are from the same commit. So we get a sha1 hash with git ls-remote, and use it with git archive --remote. This, of course, breaks with the 'no such ref' error.
At the very least, the documentation is wrong when it talks about passing a commit ID to git archive: maintainers must surely agree that the documentation and the actual behavior ought to match. Personally, I'd like to see this patch adopted. Thanks for listening, Ian -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html