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


On Sat, Sep 21, 2019 at 11:39:38AM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> 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.

Are they though?

> There is also the possibility to put the old refs in a different refs
> namespace so that they are not cloned by default.

Yeah, that is a good point (and a good idea), thanks.


Segher


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