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On 23:07 Sat 15 Nov , Mike Auty wrote:
> The idea was to test an as-close-to-the-real-thing version of git
> portage as possible. Would repoman commit to the local repository and
> then push back to the main tree, or would repoman do the push to the
> main tree directly?
> I could clone my clone to do local testing, but I thought the idea would
> be to try out some test/real commits to a large remote copy of the tree,
> and see how all the patches hold up?
The patch in repoman just commits locally, it does not push. I suppose
an operation or option could be added that treats that as if it were a
single combined step, but I definitely do not want that as the only
There's still a lot of unresolved questions about the precise repository
setup and work flow, so simulating it isn't entirely possible yet.
One major problem with repoman+git is that a major feature of git is
fast commits, but repoman is pretty slow (try a scan in
x11-base/xorg-server). Anyone got a good idea for how to deal with this?
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