Gentoo Archives: gentoo-scm

From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
To: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 08:09:36
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-scm] Re: [gentoo-dev] Progress on cvs->git migration by Fabian Groffen
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. -- Robin Hugh Johnson Gentoo Linux: Developer, Trustee & Infrastructure Lead E-Mail : robbat2@g.o GnuPG FP : 11AC BA4F 4778 E3F6 E4ED F38E B27B 944E 3488 4E85