Re: [Pkg-octave-devel] git and octave-forge packages
* Thomas Weber <email@example.com> [2009-05-11 20:22]:
> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:10:33AM +0200, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > * Thomas Weber <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009-05-10 19:24]:
> > > I don't feel like having a git repository for every octave-forge
> > > package. Is it possible to just have one repository for all of these
> > > pacakges, with appropriate sub-directories?
> > Could you please elaborate more on this? I mean, could you please tell
> > why sepearate repositories would be a problem? I think that a single
> > repository will be actually problematic for two reasons. First the
> > history for the individual packages would be mixed together. Ditto for
> > the tags.
> Oh well, in this case, let's have separate repositories. I thought that
> something like 50 .git repositories would be something to avoid, but if
> it's easier, that's fine with me.
Yes, it does not make sense to have a unique repository for all the
packages, since Git does not allow partial checkouts. However, using
git-submodule, as I mentioned above, can be a intermediate solution.