On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 5:15 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes:
>
>>> OK, I think I see why you are puzzled.
>>>
>>> Cloning works fine because we "fix the path" *after* the clone is done
>>> successfully, for the following reason:
>>
>> So if we didn't store a different path, it would work. So instead of
>> expanding '~' ourselves, it would be better to don't expand anything,
>> and leave it as it is, but how to detect that in fix_path()?
>
> I think that the patch relies on that os.path.expanduser(), if
> url.path is such a path that begins with "~" (or "~whom"), returns
> an absolute path.  When given an absolute path, or "~whom/path",
> fix_path returns without running 'git config' on remote.<alias>.url
> configuration.

I think ~whom/path would run 'git config'.

-- 
Felipe Contreras
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