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From "Matthieu Riou" <matth...@offthelip.org>
Subject Re: Best Practices so far?
Date Fri, 02 May 2008 15:51:09 GMT
On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 3:07 AM, Henning Schmiedehausen <hps@intermeta.de>
wrote:

> BTW, if you want to have fun, try finding documentation for that
> parameter. Only then you will realize, how spoiled we are with the
> Redbook.
>
> That is IMHO the biggest obstacle to git: Bad, missing, outdated docs.
>

Try man, their man pages are really good and up to date. I'm guessing it's
the reference documentation as they see it. They even include a lot of small
usage examples. For example:

man git-svn
man git-rebase

Cheers,
Matthieu


>
>        Best regards
>                 Henning
>
>
> On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 12:05 +0200, Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
> > Yep. --log-window-size=10000
> >
> >       Best regards
> >               Henning
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 2008-05-02 at 10:33 +0100, Justin Mason wrote:
> > > 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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