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Re: A Proposal to Move to Git
- From: Matt Rice <ratmice at gmail dot com>
- To: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>, Mark Kettenis <mark dot kettenis at xs4all dot nl>, GDB <gdb at sourceware dot org>, Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 09:47:36 -0700
- Subject: Re: A Proposal to Move to Git
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On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 9:37 AM, H.J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Matt Rice <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 8:40 AM, H.J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> I assume git repo has both binutils and gdb. Is that possible to
>>> only checkout binutils portion?
>> you can do this with sparse checkouts, but note that it is something
>> you will have to do on the client side, as far as I know there is no
>> way to configure this from the server side/on cloning, and your .git
>> dir will contain history for both..
> Does sparse checkout work for binuitls/gdb git repo?
> Has anyone tried?
It did the last time that I tried, and was even useful for doing an
uberbaum tree using the gcc git mirror, this may make maintaining the
files existing in both repositories easier, but since it required a
different conversion of the repositories than the current mirrors, I
haven't done so recently.