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

From: Pau Aliagas
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: sparse libs and merge fest fun
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 09:11:28 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Robert Collins wrote:

> 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.

One of my goals was to depreciate pristines in favour of sparse revisions 
but, as you say, this can be decided in the corresponding hook script.


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