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On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 00:44:57 -0400
Matt Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 10:30 PM, Donnie Berkholz
> <email@example.com> 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.