On 16 February 2012 10:22, David C. Rankin <drankinatty@...> wrote: > On 02/16/2012 08:24 AM, Calvin Morrison wrote: >>> > I tried every incarnation of git clone based on >>> > http://www.trinitydesktop.org/wiki/bin/view/Developers/GIT and still couldn't >>> > get it to work - eg: >>> > > <snip> >>> > git clone http://drankin@.../scm/git/tde-packaging/ > <snip> > >> git clone http://scm.trinitydesktop.org/scm/git/tde-packaging >> >> if you look on scm.trinitydesktop.org and select a repository, >> underneath it will give you some info like this: >> Name: tde-packaging >> Type: Git (git) >> Contact: kb9vqf@... >> Url: http://scm.trinitydesktop.org/scm/git/tde-packaging >> Checkout: git clone http://scm.trinitydesktop.org/scm/git/tde-packaging >> >> use the checkout url :-) > > Thanks Calvin! > > 08:38 nirvana:~/tdenew/git> git clone > http://drankin@.../scm/git/tde-packaging > Cloning into 'tde-packaging'... > remote: Counting objects: 18409, done > remote: Finding sources: 100% (18409/18409) > Receiving objects: 76% (14024/18409), 83.66 MiB | 39 KiB/s > Receiving objects: 98% (18091/18409), 98.16 MiB | 49 KiB/s > remote: Total 18409 (delta 8226), reused 18409 (delta 8226) > Receiving objects: 100% (18409/18409), 108.53 MiB | 57 KiB/s, done. > Resolving deltas: 100% (8226/8226), done. > > I cannot believe the only issue that kept it from working the first time was > the trailing '/'! Compare: > > Unsuccessful: > > git clone http://drankin@.../scm/git/tde-packaging/ > > Successful: > > git clone http://drankin@.../scm/git/tde-packaging > > So is there no way to clone 'arch' alone, you have to pull the whole > tde-packaging tree? The size isn't that much, but the bandwidth is very slow. > Being able to clone a single distro's build scripts would eliminate over 50% of > the demand on tde-packaging cloning. Eg: > > 09:03 nirvana:~/tdenew/git/tde-packaging> for i in */; do echo " $i"; du -hcs > $i; done > arch/ > 30M arch/ > 30M total > ark/ > 4.0K ark/ > 4.0K total > debian/ > 53M debian/ > 53M total > fedora/ > 8.0K fedora/ > 8.0K total > mandriva/ > 11M mandriva/ > 11M total > opensuse/ > 35M opensuse/ > 35M total > redhat/ > 24M redhat/ > 24M total > slackware/ > 4.0K slackware/ > 4.0K total > ubuntu/ > 75M ubuntu/ > 75M total > > > -- > David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E. > yes essentially this is one of the worst things about git.