Gentoo Archives: gentoo-scm

From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
To: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Help?
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 07:44:33
Message-Id: 20081107070141.GA19622@curie-int.orbis-terrarum.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-scm] Help? by Donnie Berkholz
On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 05:42:14PM -0800, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> It does if you're Joe User (or Joe Proxy-Maintainer) and you don't want > a 1G+ git clone of the whole tree so you can developer 1 package for > your local repo.
Why do you want to just give up overlays entirely? Either partial tree or shallow writable clones (neither of which exist in Git yet) are going to be other potential solutions. -- Robin Hugh Johnson Gentoo Linux Developer & Infra Guy E-Mail : robbat2@g.o GnuPG FP : 11AC BA4F 4778 E3F6 E4ED F38E B27B 944E 3488 4E85