[FFmpeg-devel] snapshots differ from git clone

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Wed Aug 3 02:07:21 EEST 2016

Le sextidi 16 thermidor, an CCXXIV, Timothy Gu a écrit :
> In addition, https://git.ffmpeg.org doesn't seem to support --depth.

git://source.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg (i.e. the videolan server) does. It would
probably be better if our server did too, but I do not know how.

> $ time git clone --depth=1 https://github.com/FFmpeg/FFmpeg.git ffmpeg2
> real 0m17.540s

Slower indeed, but still much faster than a full clone, and with a few
benefits compared to a snapshot.


  Nicolas George
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