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From: "Fernando J. Pereda" <ferdy@g.o>
To: Ryan Phillips <rphillips@g.o>, Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>, gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo: State of the Union
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 21:44:52
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo: State of the Union by Ryan Phillips
1 On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 02:06:36PM -0700, Ryan Phillips wrote:
2 >
3 > Second issue with git, is that with lots of tiny little files things
4 > don't work so well. I tried converting our portage tree into a git
5 > tree, and it ran for around 2 days until I finally killed it. If we
6 > didn't want to preserve history, then maybe it would work out. But
7 > with the problem I outlined above I still don't see it as a contender.
8 > There are lots of times when one would want to do a commit in one
9 > directory.
10 >
12 Ryan,
14 What tool did you use for that? AFAIK parsecvs[1] has converted some
15 very big and broken CVS repositories successfully.
17 - ferdy
19 [1] git://
21 --
22 Fernando J. Pereda Garcimartín
23 Gentoo Developer (Alpha,net-mail,mutt,git)
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo: State of the Union Ryan Phillips <rphillips@g.o>