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To: "nod3 on3" <nod3.on3@...>
From: "Alec Warner" <antarus@g.o>
Subject: Re: Help?
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 21:26:53 -0800
On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 8:52 AM, nod3 on3 <nod3.on3@...> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 00:09, Alec Warner <antarus@g.o> wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Ben de Groot <yngwin@g.o> 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
>> >> git.overlays.gentoo.org?
>> >
>> > 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.
>>
>> -Alec
>
> Is there any place where someone can get a compressed snapshot of the tree
> for testing?

I'm pretty sure we have a public interface for this; I'm sure Robin
knows where it is or call me out if we do not ;)

If we end up not having something; I'll get a recent snapshot of the
raw cvs and put it up somewhere.

-Alec

>
>>
>> >
>> > --
>> > Ben de Groot
>> > Gentoo Linux developer (lxde, media, desktop-misc)
>> > Gentoo Linux Release Engineering PR liaison
>> > __________________________________________________
>> >
>> > yngwin@g.o
>> > http://ben.liveforge.org/
>> > irc://chat.freenode.net/#gentoo-media
>> > irc://irc.oftc.net/#lxde
>> > __________________________________________________
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>


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