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Re: savannah git fetch --depth 1

From: Valentin Villenave
Subject: Re: savannah git fetch --depth 1
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 11:02:47 +0200

On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Graham Percival
<address@hidden> wrote:
> No, clone gets the entire history.  fetch --depth 1  only gets the
> previous 1 commit, so it's less to download.

Note that clone also accepts a --depth argument (aka "shallow
clones"). So my point is still valid.

> This series of commands comes from lily-git.tcl.  See discussion
> from... early 2010, I think...?  about why we chose those
> commands.

I do remember having seen such a discussion, but seeing all these
lines again a few months later really seems overkill to me.


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