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From: Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2012 12:05:36
Message-Id: CAKmKYaDJjg-zxmasroAjD-8fZHJUSzZAHRjG4q3N-uzYZfVVkw@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver by Rich Freeman
On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 12:59 PM, Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o> wrote:
> Looks useful.  Wasn't aware that a bundle was something other than a tarball. > > We'll probably need to spell out the preferred process in the docs, > and reference it frequently in communications.  Otherwise you'll get > quite a few clones instead. > > It appears that devs will have to add the remote for the live > repository after they've cloned the bundle - otherwise they'll just > keep pulling from the bundle which isn't all that convenient.
I think you still misunderstand. As I understand Robin, we wouldn't even offer up a clone of the full-history bundle, it would only be offered as a normal download. The default workflow is cloning from the shallow version, which will obviously give you the desired remote. Cheers, Dirkjan

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