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On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Ben de Groot <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Mike Auty wrote:
>> I also tried to check out git and ran into the same pack
>> size/auto-disconnect problems as Robin was suffering. Any chance of
>> either getting this put on an http server and/or adding http support to
> I would also be interested in how mercurial would compare in this regard.
Last time I tried to convert gentoo-x86 to mercurial it ran for 30
days on a high powered ppc64 system. If you want to see how well
mercurial compares I highly suggest getting a treesnap of gentoo-x86
and doing the conversion. I tried in 2006 and I hope the conversion
tools have improved.
That being said I'm pretty sure most of us are set on git here and it
would take some convincing to try something else.
> Ben de Groot
> Gentoo Linux developer (lxde, media, desktop-misc)
> Gentoo Linux Release Engineering PR liaison