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Re: time to be serious about dropping CVS
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 08:13:24AM -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>> "Pascal" == Pascal Obry <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>Pascal> Just to note that Git has support for partial checkout.
>Nice -- new in 1.7:
>Pascal> As it is a common misconception I'd like to mention that Git
>Pascal> support /partial checkout/ and NOT /partial fetch/. That is, the
>Pascal> whole repository is fetched and you can just checkout the part
>Pascal> that you want to work on. This is hardly a problem as the
>Pascal> network support in Git is very efficient.
>Perhaps some people will be concerned about the disk space.
>(Though I am not.)
>I looked through CVSROOT/modules a little. I think it would be good if
>we could split some of the modules off into their own repositories.
>However, I don't know what in there is active or even what projects
>would not mind being split off.
As I've said before, I'd welcome splitting Cygwin into its own
repository and I would be interested in helping on the sourceware side.