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Re: Proposal for the transition timetable for the move to GIT


On Sep 21 2019, Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 09:49:36AM -0600, Jeff Law wrote:
>> With the SVN repo going read-only it becomes our fallback plan in case
>> of major unexpected problems.
>> 
>> Joseph's recommendation for having the old objects/refs in the new repo
>> makes a lot of sense. So if it works, it's got my support as well.
>
> That potentially (and probably) makes the repository a lot bigger.

Since all the blobs are identical the overhead will be very small.
There is also the possibility to put the old refs in a different refs
namespace so that they are not cloned by default.

Andreas.

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