"This can help with debugging object negotiation or other protocol
Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com>
>> + If this variable is set, it shows a trace of all packets
>> + coming in or out of a given program. This can help with
>> + debugging object negotiation or other protocol issues.
> This is not quite true. It stops showing packets after it sees a packet
> starting with "PACK" (optionally with a sideband prefix). So you would
> miss, for example, a sideband error that came after the pack had
> started. So it is really only useful for looking at the ref and object
> negotiation phases.
I blindly copied the first paragraph from bbc30f9 (add packet tracing
debug code - 2011-02-24) and missed the "PACK" bit in the second one.
How about this?
Documentation/git.txt | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
diff --git a/Documentation/git.txt b/Documentation/git.txt
index c760918..c10b647 100644
@@ -845,6 +845,12 @@ for further details.
recorded. This may be helpful for troubleshooting some
pack-related performance problems.
+ If this variable is set, it shows a trace of all packets
+ coming in or out of a given program. This can help with
+ debugging object negotiation or other protocol issues. Tracing
+ is turned off at a packet starting with "PACK".
Setting this variable to `1` will cause Git to treat all
pathspecs literally, rather than as glob patterns. For example,
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