[arch-dev-public] Fwd: Killing CVS [was: Status Report 2007-10-15]

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 23 01:51:04 EDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 09:35:10PM -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> Figured I'd forward this on to the list- it could strike up a discussion.
> I've looked at git-submodules, but it is quite new, and not all that
> lightweight as each submodule has its own .git directory.
> -Dan
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Loui <louipc.ist at gmail.com>
> Date: Oct 22, 2007 9:06 PM
> Subject: Re: [arch-dev-public] Killing CVS [was: Status Report 2007-10-15]
> To: dpmcgee at gmail.com
> Do you think git submodules could be useful or relevant considering
> the 'Killing CVS' topic? In terms of checking out individual packages.

I'd be very afraid of the overhead of managing all those git repositories
(one per package) as Dan said.  Not only that but a release is a commit,
push, update submodule definition, commit.

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