On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 8:49 AM, Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:
> Right, I recall the general feeling being that such a system would work,
> and the transition would be managed by a config variable like
> "remote.*.useUploadPack2". Probably with settings like:
> always try, but allow fall back to upload-pack
> never try, always use upload-pack
> try, but if we fail, set remote.*.uploadPackTimestamp, and do not
> try again for N days
> The default would start at false, and people who know their server is
> very up-to-date can turn it on. And then when many server
> implementations support it, flip the default to auto. And either leave
> it there forever, or eventually just set it to "true" and drop "auto"
> entirely as a code cleanup.
I would add that upload-pack also advertises about the availability of
upload-pack2 and the client may set the remote.*.useUploadPack2 to
either yes or auto so next time upload-pack2 will be used.
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