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Re: git and tags...

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: git and tags...
From: Franck <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 10:15:07 +0100
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2005/11/8, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>:
> On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 06:25:06PM +0100, Franck wrote:
>
> > OK, so tags have been renamed into "linux-2.6.x". Why not using the
> > same mainline name convention (v2.6.x) ?
>
> The same reason that some people like blue and others prefer green ;-)
>

yet, mips branch follows mainline coding style...Actually it's just
more convenient to remember only one tag name convention. Anyways....

> > I have another question (which is the first one in my previous email),
> > how can I make my working tree a kernel version 2.6.9 for example ?
>
> git-read-tree $(cat .git/refs/tags/linux-2.6.9)
> git-checkout-index -f -a -u -q
>

thanks for that

> > And the last question related to mips git repository, why does kernel
> > v2.2, v2.4, v2.6 are in the same repository ? Why not seperate
> > different major version of the kernel in a seperate repository ?
>
> The extra space consumption for all these historic versions in a
> compressed git repository is extremly little.
>

hmm...still I get:

# du linux-mips.git/.git
263M
# du linux-mainline.git/.git
104M

Thanks
--
               Franck

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