[U-Boot-Users] Changes to U-Boot Development Process

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Jan 18 17:25:41 CET 2007

Dear Josh,

in message <625fc13d0701180651n613aacb3lf263715d02bb7dcb at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> Git can clone on a local machine and use the --reference option to
> point to the official tree.  That means that the maintainer's trees
> would not need the full set of all the objects in the tree as the main
> tree will be used as a reference for those.  This greatly reduces the
> storage overhead for those trees.

Right. OTOH, fro all repos hosted  on  the  same  server  the  object
database  would  consist  of hardlinks anyway, which is very cheap in
terms of storage overhead.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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