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From: Mike Auty <ikelos@g.o>
To: Lance Albertson <ramereth@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Grafting and small repos
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:27:50
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Lance Albertson wrote:
> What if we took a slightly different angle with this. I'm not sure if > this is possible, so correct me if I'm wrong. Most developers don't need > history past a year, but having recent history is important. What if we > created an archive repo that contains all the history but the main one > only contains a years worth? If a developer did want the whole history, > they could just graft it onto the live repo.
Yeah, as far as I'm aware the initial repo can be any length of time (a week old, a year old, etc), so that wouldn't pose a problem.
> Anyways, I think devs should always have history, just not 5 years worth > of it.
True, it's getting it in the first place that's a bit of a strain on the ifrastructure... Mike 5:) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkmQn9MACgkQu7rWomwgFXrBkACeIQBHLXJwrhfC7wYd3LSgRuXm fPIAn0FHFQhmbVyxna7rIP1sU49tmWMm =MyTS -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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Re: [gentoo-scm] Grafting and small repos Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>