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[Gnu-arch-users] Re: sparse libs and merge fest fun

From: Pau Aliagas
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: sparse libs and merge fest fun
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 08:41:36 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> >>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:
>     Tom> I've merged in the sparse revision library hack but made a
>     Tom> slight interface change:
>     Tom>      % tla library-add --sparse REVISION
> I forget what the rules on option syntax are, but how about
> % tla library-add --sparse=yes REVISION
> which allows scripts to decide which they want regardless of default,
> and you to later decide to change the default?  That seems like a
> possibility, since you apparently considered making it the default
> now.

I think that the default behaviour should be to build sparse revisions.  
People are usually less interested in older revisions IMHO.

I can imagine someone having all the tla libraries being added recursively
or, by the same reasoning, the kernel revisions, looking at the I/O fest 
and running out of space.


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