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authorJunio C Hamano <>2018-05-30 05:04:10 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2018-05-30 05:04:10 (GMT)
commit54db5c0e1edf0d92bd474f515fab349b98c18a24 (patch)
tree9da6fa1473068ed9e5f9361911bfe697ae7f94eb /Documentation
parent42c8ce1c49f862c98b35e4d89c88aa3d489d6608 (diff)
parentba95710a3bdcb2a80495b1d93a0e482dd69905e1 (diff)
Merge branch 'jt/partial-clone-proto-v2'
Transfer protocol v2 learned to support the partial clone. * jt/partial-clone-proto-v2: {fetch,upload}-pack: support filter in protocol v2 upload-pack: read config when serving protocol v2 upload-pack: fix error message typo
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diff --git a/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt b/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
index d7b6f38..49bda76 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/protocol-v2.txt
@@ -290,6 +290,15 @@ included in the clients request as well as the potential addition of the
Cannot be used with "deepen", but can be used with
+If the 'filter' feature is advertised, the following argument can be
+included in the client's request:
+ filter <filter-spec>
+ Request that various objects from the packfile be omitted
+ using one of several filtering techniques. These are intended
+ for use with partial clone and partial fetch operations. See
+ `rev-list` for possible "filter-spec" values.
The response of `fetch` is broken into a number of sections separated by
delimiter packets (0001), with each section beginning with its section