Changes to our Git infrastructure

Milian Wolff mail at
Mon Jan 5 17:21:25 GMT 2015

On Monday 05 January 2015 12:06:57 Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> On 5 Jan 2015, at 11:57, Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> > On Montag, 5. Januar 2015 17:46:51 CEST, Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> >> Your hatred of PHP is well noted.
> > 
> > I don't think it's hate - but it remains an undeniable fact that it's
> > of little use on typical client systems.
> > Therefore it's a valid concern that people might very well be pushed
> > off by the requirement to install it for the only purpose of pushing
> > reviews via cli.
> I really, really don't understand this concern. We're not in the days of
> 500MB hard drives and nobody is asking anyone to install
> constantly-running daemons with open ports. I don't shiver with fear
> when I apt-get install a package and it wants to pull in a bunch of
> (non-daemon) libraries. Whatever you need to do your job, man.
> But I recognize that this may be a limitation of my own psyche.

Personally, I also fail to see the issue here. PHP is 15.23MiB on my Arch box. 
Compare that with 34M of karchive build dir when you enable debug symbols (and 
karchive is small!).

Milian Wolff
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