[iTowns-dev] Video in repo
Vincent Picavet (ml)
vincent.ml at oslandia.com
Thu Jun 29 04:00:55 PDT 2017
+1 also on history rewrite.
Try to gather all big files, not just the video.
Doing this just before the release would probably minimize the number of
branches concerned by this change ( aka : "merge now or expect trouble"
On 29/06/2017 11:53, Pierre-Eric Pelloux-Prayer wrote:
> +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
>> ;-) )
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