A Proposal to Move to Git

H.J. Lu hjl.tools@gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 17:01:00 GMT 2013

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 9:47 AM, Matt Rice <ratmice@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

We need to provide scripts to enable sparse checkout for
binutils and gdb.


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