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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 08:46:28 +0200
On Mon, 22 Aug 2011 21:38:20 -0500
Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o> wrote:

> On 19:28 Mon 22 Aug     , Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> > In terms of the tree size question, we were going to produce a
> > zero-history point at the switchover time, and offer a graftable
> > pack with all prior history. This got the initial packfile down
> > under 80MiB (with the historical packfile being ~900MiB).
> 
> On this note, how in the world do you do that? There appears to be 
> plenty of documentation on splicing things back together but none on
> how to split them in the first place.

git clone --bare foo historical.git
cd foo
rm -rf .git
git init
git add -A
git commit -m 'Split point.'

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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