Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [conversion] Schedule and remaining showstoppers?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-23 21:54:24
on Tue Oct 22 2013, "Paul A. Bristow" <pbristow-AT-hetp.u-net.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Niall Douglas
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:05 AM
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: Re: [boost] [git] [conversion] Schedule and remaining showstoppers?
>> On 20 Oct 2013 at 20:43, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> i.e. why not flatten file history completely, and therefore make
>> clones so very much quicker?
> Right now
>> my subgit conversion of Boost consumes about 800Mb. Eliminating most
>> of that download would be
>> useful. If people want to see and/or use history from
>> pre-conversion, they can use the SVN repo.
> Will this also mean that the very many links in docs to Trac #1234
> fixed items will still work
> without any changes?
Please show me an example of such a link.
> I worry, ignorantly, that links won't after GIT conversion.
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