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To: Lance Albertson <ramereth@g.o>
From: Mike Auty <ikelos@g.o>
Subject: Re: Grafting and small repos
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:27:47 +0000
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Lance Albertson wrote:
> What if we took a slightly different angle with this. I'm not sure if
> this is possible, so correct me if I'm wrong. Most developers don't need
> history past a year, but having recent history is important. What if we
> created an archive repo that contains all the history but the main one
> only contains a years worth? If a developer did want the whole history,
> they could just graft it onto the live repo.

Yeah, as far as I'm aware the initial repo can be any length of time (a
week old, a year old, etc), so that wouldn't pose a problem.

> Anyways, I think devs should always have history, just not 5 years worth
> of it.

True, it's getting it in the first place that's a bit of a strain on the
ifrastructure...

Mike  5:)
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