[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpegs future version control system

Robert Swain robert.swain
Thu May 10 15:53:19 CEST 2007


On 10 May 2007, at 14:41, Reimar Doeffinger wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 02:08:47PM +0100, Robert Swain wrote:
>> And the resulting size of the checkouts:
>> git: 29,772,212 bytes
>> svn: 24,744,298 bytes
>> Though I think I am to understand that the git checkout contains the
>> entire history, and the svn checkout does not, right?
> Yes, though it should be noted that this is the size of a packed git
> repository (git clone at least via the git protocol always gives a
> packed one, git-svn does not). An unpack repository would be  
> several 100
> MB large, in case of MPlayer > 600 MB. Luckily I found out that
> git-repack can be run even while git-svn is still downloading,  
> which is
> the only way to use git-svn if you have a quota of only 200 MB or so.


There appears to be some DNS problems with git.mplayerhq.hu at the  
moment, both with the web interface and the repository.


PS - I meant to add that I have 2Mb downstream and the svn checkout  
maxed it out.

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