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From: Eric Sunshine <>
To: Ben Wijen <>
Cc: Git List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] git clone with --separate-git-dir destroys existing directory content
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 11:39:46 -0400
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 5:46 AM Ben Wijen <> wrote:
> I found an issue with git clone, when using --separate-git-dir and that directory already exists,
> it's content is destroyed.

Thanks for fixing this.

> I have created a patch set on origin/next, but (as I have learned this the hard way) please let me know
> if this needs to be backported...

Does this patch series depend on certain topics in 'next'? If not,
please base it on 'master' instead. This will allow it to graduate
from 'seen' to 'next' and eventually 'master' without being held back
by any other topics in flight. On the other hand, if it does depend
upon some topic in 'next', then it is a good idea to specify which
specific topics it needs. That way, your patches will be able to
graduate after those specific topics graduate rather than having to
wait until _all_ of 'next' graduates (which could take forever).

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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-01  9:36 Ben Wijen
2020-07-01  9:36 ` [PATCH 1/2] git clone: check for non-empty directory Ben Wijen
2020-07-01 16:00   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-07-01 17:40     ` Eric Sunshine
2020-07-02  5:32     ` Eric Sunshine
2020-07-01  9:36 ` [PATCH 2/2] git clone: don't clone into " Ben Wijen
2020-07-01 16:10   ` Eric Sunshine
2020-07-02  7:50     ` Ben
2020-07-01 15:39 ` Eric Sunshine [this message]
2020-07-02  8:13   ` [PATCH v2 0/1] " Ben Wijen
2020-07-02  8:13   ` [PATCH v2 1/1] " Ben Wijen
2020-07-06 22:40     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-10  8:47       ` [PATCH v3 0/1] " Ben Wijen
2020-07-10  8:47       ` [PATCH v3 1/1] " Ben Wijen

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