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

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: sparse libs and merge fest fun
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 19:01:12 +1100

On Fri, 2003-11-14 at 18:41, Pau Aliagas wrote:

> 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.

I suspect that with the new hook for obtaining pristines, the major user
of library-add will be scripts: and they can trivially add the --sparse
flag. The end user behaviour, for anyone useing library add, will be
more varied.

Just my 2c.


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