On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 09:22:28AM -0700, Thomas Rast wrote:

> Vicent Marti <tan...@gmail.com> writes:
> > Calling `git rev-list --use-bitmaps [committish]` is the equivalent
> > of `git rev-list --objects`, but the rev list is performed based on
> > a bitmap result instead of using a manual counting objects phase.
> Why would we ever want to not --use-bitmaps, once it actually works?
> I.e., shouldn't this be the default if pack.usebitmaps is set (or
> possibly even core.usebitmaps for these things)?

If you are using bitmaps, you cannot produce the same output as
"--objects"; the latter prints the path at which each object is found.
In the JGit bitmap format, we have no information at all; in Vicent's
"v2", we have only a hash of that pathname.

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