[iTowns-dev] Video in repo

Pierre-Eric Pelloux-Prayer pierre-eric.pelloux-prayer at oslandia.com
Thu Jun 29 02:53:19 PDT 2017

+1 let's do this before the first release.

Le 29/06/2017 à 11:32, Augustin Trancart a écrit :
> Hi there!
> Quick question with the release in sight: a video of 24M has been added (in
> aabc913) and removed later (in b321c01) in the repository. This makes the clone
> of the repository quite long even though the video is not in master any more.
> Should we rewrite the history to get rid of it?
> It's possible, but it implies a force-push on master. It means that everybody
> will need to use "git rebase --onto master <commit-range>" for all their
> branches after this push is done and force-push them (and maybe a git reset
> --hard on their local master, I'm not sure how clever git is nowadays).
> It's a low risk process (we'll keep a copy of the old master around), but it's a
> bit of a hassle and requires synchronization between us. I believe it is
> possible, but if we want to do it, we'd better do it now, before success hits us
> hard and we have thousands of contributors (yeah, I'm an optimistic kind of guy
> ;-) )
> Thoughts?
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