Jeff King <> writes:

> On Sat, Apr 26, 2014 at 10:00:53PM +0200, Christian Couder wrote:
>> This patch series comes from what Peff sent in the following thread:
> Thanks. As I recall, these were in pretty good shape, and I just read
> over them again and didn't see anything wrong.
>> I added the following fixes:
>> - add "strbuf_release(&result);" in import_object(); this was suggested
>>   by Eric Sunshine
>> - use MODE_LIST instead of MODE_DELETE if no arguments are passed; this
>>   makes the test suite pass
>> - add "--no-replace-objects" when calling "git cat-file" in export_object();
>>   so that we edit the original object if an object is already replaced
> All sensible, I think.
>> I am not happy with the fact that if the user doesn't modify the object when
>> editing it, then a replace ref can still be created that points to the
>> original object. I think something should be done to avoid that.
> Yeah, it should be easy to just hashcmp the sha1s after calling
> import_object. In fact, I think we can just erase any existing replace
> ref in that case (the user might have started with a replace ref and
> converted it _back_ to the original object, for example).
>> Once that is fixed, I plan to add some tests and documentation, but I wanted
>> first to let you know that I am looking at this.
> Great. Thanks for working on this.
> -Peff

Thanks.  In the meantime, I'll queue these as-is and push the result
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