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-rw-r--r--Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt46
-rw-r--r--Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt5
2 files changed, 30 insertions, 21 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt b/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
index 4064fc7..c6977bb 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/pack-protocol.txt
@@ -14,6 +14,14 @@ data. The protocol functions to have a server tell a client what is
currently on the server, then for the two to negotiate the smallest amount
of data to send in order to fully update one or the other.
+pkt-line Format
+---------------
+
+The descriptions below build on the pkt-line format described in
+protocol-common.txt. When the grammar indicate `PKT-LINE(...)`, unless
+otherwise noted the usual pkt-line LF rules apply: the sender SHOULD
+include a LF, but the receiver MUST NOT complain if it is not present.
+
Transports
----------
There are three transports over which the packfile protocol is
@@ -143,9 +151,6 @@ with the object name that each reference currently points to.
003fe92df48743b7bc7d26bcaabfddde0a1e20cae47c refs/tags/v1.0^{}
0000
-Server SHOULD terminate each non-flush line using LF ("\n") terminator;
-client MUST NOT complain if there is no terminator.
-
The returned response is a pkt-line stream describing each ref and
its current value. The stream MUST be sorted by name according to
the C locale ordering.
@@ -165,15 +170,15 @@ MUST peel the ref if it's an annotated tag.
flush-pkt
no-refs = PKT-LINE(zero-id SP "capabilities^{}"
- NUL capability-list LF)
+ NUL capability-list)
list-of-refs = first-ref *other-ref
first-ref = PKT-LINE(obj-id SP refname
- NUL capability-list LF)
+ NUL capability-list)
other-ref = PKT-LINE(other-tip / other-peeled)
- other-tip = obj-id SP refname LF
- other-peeled = obj-id SP refname "^{}" LF
+ other-tip = obj-id SP refname
+ other-peeled = obj-id SP refname "^{}"
shallow = PKT-LINE("shallow" SP obj-id)
@@ -216,8 +221,8 @@ out of what the server said it could do with the first 'want' line.
depth-request = PKT-LINE("deepen" SP depth)
- first-want = PKT-LINE("want" SP obj-id SP capability-list LF)
- additional-want = PKT-LINE("want" SP obj-id LF)
+ first-want = PKT-LINE("want" SP obj-id SP capability-list)
+ additional-want = PKT-LINE("want" SP obj-id)
depth = 1*DIGIT
----
@@ -284,7 +289,7 @@ so that there is always a block of 32 "in-flight on the wire" at a time.
compute-end
have-list = *have-line
- have-line = PKT-LINE("have" SP obj-id LF)
+ have-line = PKT-LINE("have" SP obj-id)
compute-end = flush-pkt / PKT-LINE("done")
----
@@ -348,10 +353,10 @@ Then the server will start sending its packfile data.
----
server-response = *ack_multi ack / nak
- ack_multi = PKT-LINE("ACK" SP obj-id ack_status LF)
+ ack_multi = PKT-LINE("ACK" SP obj-id ack_status)
ack_status = "continue" / "common" / "ready"
- ack = PKT-LINE("ACK SP obj-id LF)
- nak = PKT-LINE("NAK" LF)
+ ack = PKT-LINE("ACK" SP obj-id)
+ nak = PKT-LINE("NAK")
----
A simple clone may look like this (with no 'have' lines):
@@ -467,10 +472,10 @@ references.
----
update-request = *shallow ( command-list | push-cert ) [packfile]
- shallow = PKT-LINE("shallow" SP obj-id LF)
+ shallow = PKT-LINE("shallow" SP obj-id)
- command-list = PKT-LINE(command NUL capability-list LF)
- *PKT-LINE(command LF)
+ command-list = PKT-LINE(command NUL capability-list)
+ *PKT-LINE(command)
flush-pkt
command = create / delete / update
@@ -521,7 +526,8 @@ Push Certificate
A push certificate begins with a set of header lines. After the
header and an empty line, the protocol commands follow, one per
-line.
+line. Note that the the trailing LF in push-cert PKT-LINEs is _not_
+optional; it must be present.
Currently, the following header fields are defined:
@@ -560,12 +566,12 @@ update was successful, or 'ng [refname] [error]' if the update was not.
1*(command-status)
flush-pkt
- unpack-status = PKT-LINE("unpack" SP unpack-result LF)
+ unpack-status = PKT-LINE("unpack" SP unpack-result)
unpack-result = "ok" / error-msg
command-status = command-ok / command-fail
- command-ok = PKT-LINE("ok" SP refname LF)
- command-fail = PKT-LINE("ng" SP refname SP error-msg LF)
+ command-ok = PKT-LINE("ok" SP refname)
+ command-fail = PKT-LINE("ng" SP refname SP error-msg)
error-msg = 1*(OCTECT) ; where not "ok"
----
diff --git a/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt b/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt
index 889985f..bf30167 100644
--- a/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt
+++ b/Documentation/technical/protocol-common.txt
@@ -62,7 +62,10 @@ A pkt-line MAY contain binary data, so implementors MUST ensure
pkt-line parsing/formatting routines are 8-bit clean.
A non-binary line SHOULD BE terminated by an LF, which if present
-MUST be included in the total length.
+MUST be included in the total length. Receivers MUST treat pkt-lines
+with non-binary data the same whether or not they contain the trailing
+LF (stripping the LF if present, and not complaining when it is
+missing).
The maximum length of a pkt-line's data component is 65520 bytes.
Implementations MUST NOT send pkt-line whose length exceeds 65524