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Re: Test GCC conversion with reposurgeon available
- From: Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>
- To: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: gcc Mailing List <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Eric Raymond <esr at thyrsus dot com>
- Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 08:10:11 -0500
- Subject: Re: Test GCC conversion with reposurgeon available
- References: <alpine.DEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 4:39 PM Joseph Myers <email@example.com>
> Points for consideration:
> 1. Do we want some kind of rearrangement of refs as in the 1b
> repository or not?
Maybe? How much space does that save in a clone? How much work does a
partial clone add on the server, since the server needs to pack up the
objects for the partial clone rather than just transmitting its own packs?
> 2. Should the final converted repository contain refs/deleted/ refs or
I think not.
> 3. Where an attribution comes from an author map rather than a
> ChangeLog file, do we wish to use the existing author map or do people
> prefer using names from that map but with @gcc.gnu.org addresses (and
> @gnu.org for usernames that only committed in the gcc2 period)?
I lean toward the latter.