Martin Fick <mf...@codeaurora.org> writes:
> One suggestion would be to change the repack code to create
> pack filenames based on the sha1 of the contents of the pack
> file instead of on the sha1 of the objects in the packfile.
> I am not 100% sure if the change in naming convention I
> propose wouldn't cause any problems? But if others agree it
> is a good idea, perhaps it is something a beginner could do?
I would not be surprised if that change breaks some other people's
reimplementation. I know we do not validate the pack name with the
hash of the contents in the current code, but at the same time I do
remember that was one of the planned things to be done while I and
Linus were working on the original pack design, which was the last
task we did together before he retired from the maintainership of
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