A Proposal to Move to Git

Matt Rice ratmice@gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 16:47:00 GMT 2013

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 9:37 AM, H.J. Lu <hjl.tools@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Matt Rice <ratmice@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 8:40 AM, H.J. Lu <hjl.tools@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I assume git repo has both binutils and gdb. Is that possible to
>>> only checkout binutils portion?
>> you can do this with sparse checkouts, but note that it is something
>> you will have to do on the client side, as far as I know there is no
>> way to configure this from the server side/on cloning, and your .git
>> dir will contain history for both..
> Does sparse checkout work for binuitls/gdb git repo?
> Has anyone tried?

It did the last time that I tried, and was even useful for doing an
uberbaum tree using the gcc git mirror, this may make maintaining the
files existing in both repositories easier, but since it required a
different conversion of the repositories than the current mirrors, I
haven't done so recently.

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