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From Gordon Smith <gosm...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: What would it take to move to Git?
Date Sat, 11 Aug 2012 06:09:13 GMT
> the very first open source sdk revision

A blast from the past... I committed that!

Sent from my iPad

On Aug 10, 2012, at 7:22 PM, "Jeff Conrad" <jeffxpx@gmail.com> wrote:

> I went ahead and did it.
> 
> I was able to clone the Apache Flex git repo both from github and
> git.apache.org.  It was a 174 MB download.  I've done this multiple times
> over the last hour or so.  I was able to clone it on Windows 7 using Git
> Bash, inside Eclipse using the EGit plugin, and I even cloned it also on a
> vagrant box running CentOS 5.8 since I couldn't copy and paste the output
> from Git Bash.
> 
> It took about 2-5 minutes to clone from the command line and significantly
> longer--over 20 minutes--to clone from inside Eclipse using the EGit
> plugin.  Below is the command line output from cloning the apache repo.
> 
> [vagrant@vagrant-centos ~]$ git clone git://git.apache.org/flex.git
> Cloning into 'flex'...
> remote: Counting objects: 330636, done.
> remote: Compressing objects: 100% (87765/87765), done.
> remote: Total 330636 (delta 238772), reused 325026 (delta 233243)
> Receiving objects: 100% (330636/330636), 174.64 MiB | 989 KiB/s, done.
> Resolving deltas: 100% (238772/238772), done.
> 
> 
> 
> The git repository on Apache, and therefore the mirror on Github as well,
> has the entire revision history.  There's so much history to page through
> that Eclipse actually ran out of memory while I was trying to find the
> first revision.  I found it, though, after a bit of digging on github.
> Here's the commit logs from the very first open source sdk revision on
> github:
> https://github.com/apache/flex/commit/68afd32e95b98dae7b3f832ecbd938fbd3a90008
> 
> It was on page 867 of the commit history:
> https://github.com/apache/flex/commits/trunk?page=867
> 
> tl;dr
> 
> 2-5 minutes on the command line
> 174 MB download
> You get a clone of the entire Apache Flex repository, with the complete
> revision history.
> 
> Jeff
> 
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Michael A. Labriola <
> labriola@digitalprimates.net> wrote:
> 
>>> OK, but the first clone will be huge?  I think our import file was in the
>> 10's of GBs.  I'm afraid to try to clone the flex project over my home
>> network.  I am testing by cloning the flex-site which worked from github.
>> 
>> That is a big concern. I don't have a sense of how big it would be if all
>> of the copies of files SVN has were made singular in the git method. We
>> don't need to use github to figure it out though, we can make a local git
>> repository and try this. I am willing to do so later next week when I
>> should have time or, if someone else has time, they can do so first.
>> 
>> Mike
>> 
>> 
>> 

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