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From j.@jmason.org (Justin Mason)
Subject Re: Best Practices so far?
Date Fri, 02 May 2008 09:33:27 GMT

Jukka Zitting writes:
> Hi,
> 
> On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 11:22 AM, Davanum Srinivas <davanum@gmail.com> wrote:
> > So, what's the learning so far? Example how does one set up a git-svn for a
> > specific Apache project?
> 
> I've cloned a few smaller projects like this:
> 
>  git svn clone -s http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/<project>
> 
> So far I've avoided doing that with TLPs because of the load on the
> svn server, but now that svn.eu.apache.org is in place I'm running the
> following:
> 
>  git svn clone -s http://svn.eu.apache.org/repos/asf/jackrabbit
> 
> Note that these clones take quite a while (hours) to create, but after
> that it's quite easy and fast to keep them up to date with latest
> changes.

This is useful info -- thanks!

I noticed on the infra list there was mention of a parameter which
restricts how many commits to span in the SVN history; it might be useful
to add that to this "best practices" thread...

--j.

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