Version mismatch when building trunk

Ingmar Vanhassel ingmar at exherbo.org
Sat Oct 17 17:28:07 BST 2009


> > > > A clone is a 170 MB transfer. A fetch is usually just a few kilobytes
> > > > -- at most 5 MB when I push a new release.
> > >
> > > Yeah, I noticed.
> > > But 170MB every several months is acceptable, even if it takes quite a
> > >  while.
> > 
> > Right. You'll do a 170 MB transfer when a 0 MB transfer is enough.
> > 
> > How is that acceptable?
> 
> I didn't claim that it is perfect, but it beats rebuilding Qt and kdesupport 
> twice because updating Qt did not actually update it.

git clone --reference /path/to/my-first-qt-clone git://gitorious.org/qt/qt.git /√Ęth/to/my-other-qt-checkout

You'll want to throw in --no-hardlinks if you don' tplan on keeping the
original clone around.

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