Christian Couder <chriscool <at>> writes:

> When checking to see if some objects are of the same type
> and when displaying the type of objects, git replace uses
> the sha1_object_info() function.
> Unfortunately this function by default respects replace
> refs, so instead of the type of a replaced object, it
> gives the type of the replacement object which might
> be different.

Wasn't replace mechanism tightened, so that replacing object
must be the same type as replaced object?

Is there a situation where you might want replace object
with different type of object?

Jakub Narębski

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