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On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 08:58:49AM +0200, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> > 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?
That's not a valid size comparison, see my previous email.
> Besides from that git doesn't even work on all platforms, but I can
> imagine you don't care about that.
Very valid as well.
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