splitting up kdebase in git

Ian Monroe ian at monroe.nu
Fri Feb 11 22:29:54 GMT 2011

2011/2/11 Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at kde.org>:
> 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.

Well, so maybe kde-basewallpapers or kde-workspace-wallpapers then.



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