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Re: Git and GCC

Harvey Harrison <> writes:

> On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 21:23 +0100, Samuel Tardieu wrote:
>> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Berlin <> writes:
>> Daniel> So I tried a full history conversion using git-svn of the gcc
>> Daniel> repository (IE every trunk revision from 1-HEAD as of
>> Daniel> yesterday) The git-svn import was done using repacks every
>> Daniel> 1000 revisions.  After it finished, I used git-gc --aggressive
>> Daniel> --prune.  Two hours later, it finished.  The final size after
>> Daniel> this is 1.5 gig for all of the history of gcc for just trunk.
>> Most of the space is probably taken by the SVN specific data. To get
>> an idea of how GIT would handle GCC data, you should clone the GIT
>> directory or checkout one from
>>   % git clone git://
> Actually I went through and created the basis for that repo.  It
> contains all branches and tags in the gcc svn repo and the final
> pack comes to about 600M.  This has _everything_, not just trunk.

Not everything.  Only trunk and a few selected branches, and no tags.


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