Thomas Braun wrote:
> pushing over the dump git protocol with a windows git client.
I've never heard of the dump git protocol. Do you mean the git
protocol that's used with git:// URLs?
> Alternative approaches considered but deemed too invasive:
> - Rewrite read/write wrappers in mingw.c in order to distinguish between
> a file descriptor which has a socket behind and a file descriptor
> which has a file behind.
I assume here "too invasive" means "too much engineering effort"?
It sounds like a clean fix, not too invasive at all. But I can
understand wanting a stopgap in the meantime.
> - Turning the capability side-band-64k off completely. This would remove a
> feature for users of non-affected transport protocols.
Would it make sense to turn off sideband unconditionally on Windows
when using the relevant protocols?
I assume someone on the list wouldn't mind writing such a patch, so I
don't think the engineering effort would be a problem for that.
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