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Re: GIT (was: Coverity Scan)

On 4/26/2014 07:27, Andrey Repin wrote:
> This is exactly what makes me dislike it strongly. This, and idiotic model of
> copying whole repository to my machine, when I only want to glance at the
> source code, and find the culprit of my current issues.
> I've spent 3 hours downloading a 200Mb repo of a project, where the Subversion
> client pulled 4 or 5Mb HEAD of it in like 10 minutes, once I realized what an
> idiotic weight I pulled and went to google to see if it can be done better.
> And "fine control" doesn't mix with "project consistency" at all.
> Subversion is aimed at versioning of a whole project, in a supposedly
> consistent state at each version. What can be more "fine" than this, is beyond
> my understanding.

git clone --depth 1 if you don't care about history.

> You can still commit separate files from working copy, though, but this
> practice is discouraged for the greater good of the project you develop.

Don't you need to git add individual files to mark for commit? Won't you
get into the same problems if you forgot to commit files in SVN?

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