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Re: A Proposal to Move to Git
- From: Alan Modra <amodra at gmail dot com>
- To: Mark Kettenis <mark dot kettenis at xs4all dot nl>
- Cc: tromey at redhat dot com, gdb at sourceware dot org, binutils at sourceware dot org
- Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 09:25:03 +0930
- Subject: Re: A Proposal to Move to Git
- References: <8738q4gj7a dot fsf at fleche dot redhat dot com> <201308222010 dot r7MKAljG013904 at glazunov dot sibelius dot xs4all dot nl>
On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 10:10:47PM +0200, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> > From: Tom Tromey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > CC: Binutils Development <email@example.com>
> > Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:12:41 -0600
> > I'd like to move gdb and binutils from CVS to Git. I've done much of
> > the preliminary work and I will do the remainder, including the
> > inevitable follow-up bug-fixing.
> I still *hate* git.
I'm an old dinosaur too. :) I've only just started really using git,
but I'm getting to like it..
> Except for one tiny question. How much free space do I need to clone
A lot less than you need to make CVS reasonable. As a maintainer I
find I often need to dig through old patches. With CVS that means
you need a local copy of the whole repository, without which
operations like cvs -D"some date" -D"some date + 2 minutes" take
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