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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Cc: mattst88@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 08:07:22
Message-Id: 20110824092135.5bd075f7@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration by Matt Turner
On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:44:57 -0400
Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 10:30 PM, Donnie Berkholz > <dberkholz@g.o> wrote: > > On 15:49 Tue 23 Aug     , Lance Albertson wrote: > >> I think using the shortlog output is the sane solution otherwise > >> you're just replicating what you do in the commit. > > > > It's not replication if users continue to use rsync; they won't have > > commit info. > > Do we really want users to continue using rsync? Isn't git pull so > much faster? What's the downside of users using git directly?
We still need to supply them with metadata cache, and we don't really want to put that in the git tree. And a few other files are merged into the tree as well (AFAIR herds.xml is an example); we could try some kind of hybrid rsync+git but I guess not yet. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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