[Lazarus] SubVersion vs Git

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 5 09:05:53 CET 2008

Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
> On 11/5/08, Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  * Git repositories are MUCH smaller. SubVersion has duplicates of each
>>  file which actually more than doubles the size of a repository.
> This is impressive.  Mozilla has 10 years of history in their
> SubVersion repository totalling 12Gig of information. SubVersion also
> requires over 240,000 files in a single directory to handle the
> +240,000 commits. 

And who cares? This is on one *server*.

> Converting that repository with full history to Git
> used only 420MB. See the URL below for details - "Small Space
> Requirements" section.

Great, every client gets 420 MB of junk almost never needed.

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