git-ls-remote(1) says that ls-remote supports filtering by reference
But when I try to use the <refs> argument on a current build of git
(git version v22.214.171.124-1112-g9758ecd), I just get its usage message,
ls-remote was recently made a builtin; was reference filtering
deliberately removed, or was it just lost in translation from the
Ah, sure enough. I didn't see that feature there, I guess. Am I right that
it's supposed to have "git ls-remote origin db/*" return refs of the
form "*/db/*", interpreted as for globs?
Eyvind: can I get a test case? I haven't ever used this feature, and I'm
not sure I'll implement it correctly.
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I've noticed that a fix made it to master already; that's fast work by
you and Junio! Unfortunately, it fails the test case I was going to
suggest, which is the one in the ls-remote manpage (see my response in
the patch thread).
I haven't used the ref matching for anything (yet), so I don't have
any other test cases.