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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek.chauhan@...>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:32:42 +0530
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 12:28 PM, Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o> wrote:
> On 24-08-2011 00:44:57 -0400, Matt Turner wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 10:30 PM, Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o> 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?
>
> ehm, that you need git?  that you need to use git to get information
> about changes?  that you need a whole new infrastructure of mirrors to
> get it running (vs the rsync infrastructure)?  that you need at minimum
> 800MiB to be able to look at some history, iso. 286MiB as the rsync tree
> is now?
>
> Besides from that git doesn't even work on all platforms, but I can
> imagine you don't care about that.
>

Actually, the major blocker as I understand it, is portage metadata
cache regeneration.


-- 
~Nirbheek Chauhan

Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team


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