[mythtv] git issues

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Sun Dec 5 09:40:37 UTC 2010


> On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 10:36 PM, E. Westbrook <mythtv-dev at westbrook.com>
> wrote:
> > Actually, I'm curious why mythweb got split out.  Or any of the separate
> > repos for that matter.
> 
> Mythweb in particular was split out due to the fact that you can't
> checkout *only* mythweb.  The main maintainer/developer for mythweb
> expressed concern because he has many checkouts in parallel for A/B
> performance testing, etc, and pulling many copies of a 300MB
> repository fills disks very quickly.  Now, over time, he may change
> his workflow some, but in the mean time, this will make maintaining
> mythweb a lot simpler.
> 
> The themes were split out as how themes are distributed, etc will be
> changing, and it's a large chunk of the repository that doesn't need
> to propagate all the time.
> 
> Anyways...

With svn i used to checkout mythweb directly to my web server dir
So to keep mythweb up to date all i had to do was a "svn up" and I was done.

I assume that won't work very well since git always puts an extra folder
before the real one (for example mythtv/mythtv and mythtv/mythplugins)



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