Jeff King <> writes:

> Which leaves the open question: should the default for index-pack flip
> to reject duplicates rather than allow?

I'd say so.

In am emergency, people with broken packfiles can feed them to
unpack-objects ;-)

More seriously, an alternative emergency mode may be an option to
unpack-objects that does not unpack objects but streams to a new
pack or something to resurret the objects that are salvageable from
a corrupt packfile.
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