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From Aaron Kimball <aa...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Apache git mirrors, post project split
Date Tue, 30 Jun 2009 02:18:08 GMT
Chris,

No operations in git ever require connectivity to an upstream remote, except
for the obvious ones of "pull more down from remote" and "push local refs up
to remote." All history and associated metadata is fully replicated to each
clone.

- Aaron

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 12:01 PM, Chris Douglas <chris.douglas@gmail.com>wrote:

> > How about pre-announce a planned deletion some months ahead, give people
> > time to migrate off
>
> If the repository has been cloned, are there any operations that
> require the remote? We could leave the old mirror there to be polled
> for updates- which it will never have- but I was under the impression
> that a cloned git repo was independent. Nobody should clone the old
> mirror if they're starting anew, so I'd rather just delete it than
> confuse people who reasonably expect "hadoop.git" to contain a current
> version, pull down something that appears to contain core, mapred, and
> hdfs, and then need to migrate their work to the active repositories.
> -C
>

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