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diff --git a/builtin/repack.c b/builtin/repack.c
index 094c2f8..78b23d7 100644
--- a/builtin/repack.c
+++ b/builtin/repack.c
@@ -233,6 +233,13 @@ static void repack_promisor_objects(const struct pack_objects_args *args,
/*
* pack-objects creates the .pack and .idx files, but not the
* .promisor file. Create the .promisor file, which is empty.
+ *
+ * NEEDSWORK: fetch-pack sometimes generates non-empty
+ * .promisor files containing the ref names and associated
+ * hashes at the point of generation of the corresponding
+ * packfile, but this would not preserve their contents. Maybe
+ * concatenate the contents of all .promisor files instead of
+ * just creating a new empty file.
*/
promisor_name = mkpathdup("%s-%s.promisor", packtmp,
line.buf);