On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 01:14:10AM -0400, Caleb Cushing wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Robin H. Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Ah, yes, we could possibly exclude all lines other than DIST during the
> > conversion. It would mean post-processing is needed to use the tree
> > anyway, but that shouldn't be a problem.
> if you aren't going to use git as a distribution mechanism is there a
> point to storing any manifests in the tree? why not just add Manifest
> to .gitignore? otherwise to make it work with rsync you'll still have
> to gen the full manifest each time.
No, the entire point of thin-Manifest was realizing that the Manifests
in Git only need to store the DIST entries, because the SHA1 for the other
entries can be extracted from Git index directly.
Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux Developer & Infra Guy
E-Mail : email@example.com
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