[jsword-devel] Git

DM Smith dmsmith at crosswire.org
Thu Mar 29 13:04:42 MST 2012

On 03/29/2012 03:31 PM, Douglas Campos wrote:
> Guys, give me more time, I'm already measuring what would we gain if we strip binaries from history.

Please take all the time you need. And thank you very much. I'll be on 
vacation next week with limited internet.

In Him,
> Blessings
> -- qmx
> On Mar 29, 2012, at 4:16 PM, Trenton D. Adams wrote:
>> Oh, almost forgot, git svn also takes --ignore-paths option, which I believe prevents tracking the history of files you don't want in the new repo, such as jars or other non-desirable binary files.
>> On 12-03-29 01:14 PM, Trenton D. Adams wrote:
>>> Git automatically takes svn layouts, and changes them to fit git. I
>>> don't recall exactly how I did it, but I believe it was "git svn clone"
>>> with the --stdlayout option, and use the base repo (not trunk).
>>> I'm sure some googling would help But, it wouldn't take long to setup a
>>> test repo with a few files, some tags, some branches, and then try it on
>>> your local machine.
>>> On 12-03-29 09:35 AM, DM Smith wrote:
>>>> On 03/29/2012 10:55 AM, Martin Denham wrote:
>>>>> I wonder what would happen if you just asked github to import the
>>>>> current svn repository. They say they have no hard limits on storage.
>>>> It should work just fine. I think that is what Matěj has done for
>>>> another git server.
>>>> But there are two things regarding such an import.
>>>> 1) The layout follows that of SVN rather than GIT. For example, you'd
>>>> have trunk rather than master and the tags would be branches rather than
>>>> GIT tags. Not a big deal for either but it is easy to cleanup.
>>>> 2) The size of the checkout will be large due to the jars and other
>>>> binaries. We can remove them, but it really needs to be done before
>>>> anyone uses it to do work. I've had a few translators object to the
>>>> checkout size in SVN just to get the resources to translate. By removing
>>>> these artifacts and suggesting --depth, their problem might be solved.
>>>> Right now, I'm trying to get the build to work without them in source
>>>> code control. (Thus the ivy work for JS-104).
>>>>> Martin
>>>>> On 28 March 2012 01:41, Trenton D. Adams<trent at trentonadams.ca
>>>>> <mailto:trent at trentonadams.ca>>  wrote:
>>>>> On 12-03-27 02:53 AM, Matěj Cepl wrote:
>>>>> On 27.3.2012 03:44, Trenton D. Adams wrote:
>>>>> Git has the option of only cloning the most recent
>>>>> history. Use the
>>>>> --depth option.
>>>>> That's good for random Joe Developer, but we are here talking
>>>>> about the
>>>>> canonical repository of the project.
>>>>> Matěj
>>>>> I didn't say you shouldn't do the cleanup! :D But, even if you do
>>>>> clean it up, it's still going to be quite large. That's just the
>>>>> nature of git.

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