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Re: best practise between git-fetch vs url-fetch?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: best practise between git-fetch vs url-fetch?
Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 22:34:44 +0200
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Leo Famulari <address@hidden> skribis:

> I think we should try to avoid a situation where we have to bootstrap
> Git. We do have git-minimal, which works for now. Libgit2 recently
> started releasing tarballs, so that could be an option, too.

Good point.  We could work around that by adding a derivation “built-in
builder” for Git clones, just like we have “builtin:download”.

> Another point for url-fetch is that Git's transition from SHA1 to SHA256
> identifiers may be easy for us, or it may not be. We don't know yet.

I’m “curious” about that transition…


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