Repository Reorganization Question

Joachim Breitner mail at
Fri Dec 6 11:07:09 UTC 2013


Am Freitag, den 06.12.2013, 11:05 +0100 schrieb Herbert Valerio Riedel:
> PS: if anyone wonders why the testsuite.git history is so large: there
> were a few *huge* binary files with bad compressibility checked in by
> accident, such as the one removed via
> s/dph/words/dph-words-fast             | Bin 17580076 -> 0 bytes
> which account for most of the ~20MiB history....

so if we were to do the marge including a pathname rewrite (which I tend
to think of as fine), we could remove these files from the history as
well, and get a reasonably sized repository?


Joachim “nomeata” Breitner
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