Re: How to not download objects more than needed?

From: Jan Harkes <jaharkes@cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 2006-02-22 12:13:38
On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 04:42:34PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 
> 	git pull git://git.kernel.org/....
> 
> and the automatic tag following kicks in, it will first have fetched the 
> objects once, and then when it tries to fetch the tag objects, it will 
> fetch the objects it already fetched _again_ (plus the tags), because it 
> will do the same object pull, but the temporary branch (to be merged) will 
> never have been written as a branch head.

Isn't this easily avoided by fetching the tags first?

Jan


diff --git a/git-fetch.sh b/git-fetch.sh
index b4325d9..9c6748f 100755
--- a/git-fetch.sh
+++ b/git-fetch.sh
@@ -363,8 +363,6 @@ fetch_main () {
 
 }
 
-fetch_main "$reflist"
-
 # automated tag following
 case "$no_tags$tags" in
 '')
@@ -389,6 +387,8 @@ case "$no_tags$tags" in
 	esac
 esac
 
+fetch_main "$reflist"
+
 # If the original head was empty (i.e. no "master" yet), or
 # if we were told not to worry, we do not have to check.
 case ",$update_head_ok,$orig_head," in
-
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