Changes to our Git infrastructure

Jeff Mitchell mitchell at
Mon Jan 5 17:28:24 GMT 2015

On 5 Jan 2015, at 12:21, Milian Wolff wrote:

> 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!).

On an Ubuntu 14.04 box, installing php5-cli ate up 13MB total.


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