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Re: gnu: abbaye: Update to 2.0.1 from new repository.

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: gnu: abbaye: Update to 2.0.1 from new repository.
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:03:16 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.7.2 (2016-11-26)

On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 10:46:01AM -0200, Adonay Felipe Nogueira wrote:
> About suggestion to use tarball snapshots instead of git-fetch: That's
> interesting, I once read that `guix refresh` would behave better with
> git-fetch methods than with url-fetch methods. But, as I found out
> recently, it does seem that git-fetch imposes heavy load due to the
> current innability to make shallow clones. So I'm now waiting for
> others' input in this matter: Should I reformat the patch such that
> url-fetch is used instead?

I prefer to use url-fetch with a tarball. First, upstream maintainers
have typically prepared the tarball beyond what can be found from a Git
tag. Second, it prevents the package from depending on Git, which is a
large package.

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