splitting up kdebase in git

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Fri Feb 11 21:44:03 GMT 2011

On Friday 11 February 2011, Ian Monroe wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 14:06, Davide Bettio <bettio at kde.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Our default wallpapers used to be part of kdebase/workspace, but
> > during the git migration they've been removed from workspace due
> > the size of that directory.
> > Wallpapers can't be kept in a git repository because every time a
> > git repository is cloned all the history (including old
> > wallpapers) is cloned. So actually wallpapers are nowhere, should
> > we move wallpapers back to trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace?
> Since that location in SVN is now a bit obscure, perhaps we should
> create a new SVN module called trunk/KDE/kdebase-wallpapers.

kde-wallpapers? Because ...

> The context here is that: SVN is just better then Git at storing
> stuff like wallpapers, so I think we should consider it as the best
> longterm solution for big binary blobs. But wallpapers are required
> by kdebase-workspace.

... because kdebase/workspace became kde-workspace in Git.

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