Re: ref-format checking regression

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On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 13:50, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I seem to recall discussing this format-tightening and trying to be sure
> that users were left with a way forward for fixing their repos. But I
> can't find the discussion, and I don't recall any conclusion we came to.
> So maybe we decided not to worry about it. But I thought I'd mention it
> as a data point.

Wasn't that the one about the tightening of the ref checks breaking
git clone --mirror?

In any case we should be strict on input and loose when going over
existing data. It seems to me that we're using one function now to
check the validity of refs when we should be using two, one for new
refs, and one for reading existing data.
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