[aur-general] Fwd: please add -depth 1 to makepkg git clone

Rashif Ray Rahman schiv at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 6 23:40:02 EDT 2013

On 7 April 2013 09:19, Tai-Lin Chu <tailinchu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Okay, if you're going to be doing shallow clones, you may as well just
> get the dang tarballs. This is totally flying in the face of what the
> -git packages really are, development packages. Once you download it,
> you never have to again, just update it. If you've got a problem with
> the size, then somehow get a physical copy of it, or just take the time
> to get a revision, then keep it updated gradually.
> no. because there is no snapshot tarball available all the time, we
> use git clone.

Before this goes on indefinitely, know that aur-general is not the
right medium for this sort of arguments. Better discussion based on
technical merit can be had through the pacman-dev mailing list or our
bugtracker. If you have a case, let the right people judge it.


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