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authorJeff King <>2014-02-28 10:01:29 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2014-02-28 17:55:35 (GMT)
commit69897bc2b8b49c09190cce065c027612b21c2d97 (patch)
treef3f995e0ad0d4a296341deb92a37b1f99d270513 /Documentation/git-archive.txt
parent5f95c9f850b19b368c43ae399cc831b17a26a5ac (diff)
docs: clarify remote restrictions for git-upload-archive
Commits ee27ca4 and 0f544ee introduced rules by which git-upload-archive would restrict clients from accessing unreachable objects. However, we never documented those rules anywhere, nor their reason for being. Let's do so now. Signed-off-by: Jeff King <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/git-archive.txt b/Documentation/git-archive.txt
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@@ -65,7 +65,10 @@ OPTIONS
Instead of making a tar archive from the local repository,
- retrieve a tar archive from a remote repository.
+ retrieve a tar archive from a remote repository. Note that the
+ remote repository may place restrictions on which sha1
+ expressions may be allowed in `<tree-ish>`. See
+ linkgit:git-upload-archive[1] for details.
Used with --remote to specify the path to the