[Bf-committers] move prebuilt libs from svn to git?
ankitjmeel at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 08:51:19 CEST 2022
1. Unlike SVN checkout, git checkout cannot be resumed. It starts
over if interrupted.
2. .git folder's size will blow up with every release. Git is not
so good for binary files.
On 17/06/22 00:45, Chad Fraleigh via Bf-committers wrote:
> I've been kind of wondering if they would eventually be migrated too. I only update my local libs occasionally, so it has a tenancy to fail if doing a large update spanning many revisions. Plus the benefit of not having to use two different tools.
> Now with Git LFS being more widespread, it should mitigate the issue with all the large binary libraries.
> On 6/16/2022 11:43 AM, Tom M via Bf-committers wrote:
>> When checking out the libraries from SVN following the directions on
>> The svn checkout of the libraries fails with significant frequency,
>> if you google you might stumble across using make svnfix
>> Even after using it, I'm still having to do Ctrl C, and then make
>> svnfix repeatedly (it downloads some files, than randomly freezes,
>> sometimes after 20-50 files, sometimes after 100's of files).
>> Git doesn't seem to have any problems, though.
>> So might we consider migrating the libs to git, rather than using SVN?
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