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From Johan Corveleyn <jcor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: migration to git and web site publication
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:16:15 GMT
On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Dominique Devienne <ddevienne@gmail.com>
wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 5:00 AM, Antoine Levy Lambert <antoine@gmx.de>
wrote:
>> On Apr 28, 2014, at 1:29 AM, Jan Matèrne (jhm) <apache@materne.de> wrote:
>>>> The web sites will remain in svn in any event because svnpubsub is the
>>>> only supported mechanism to maintain web sites AFAIK.
>>> [...] git/gitpubsub is working?
>>
>>  Apache Infra does not support gitpubsub for [...] web site.
>
>> git is not the tool of choice to deal with large files such as the ones
on dist.apache.org.
>> That might be part of the reason why infra supports only svn for the web
site.
>
> Just for info, what makes you say that? Why would git be worse than
> SVN for large files?
>
> Is that because all clones must "copy" all versions (compressed deltas
> I guess) of those large files? --DD

Various people indicate that git doesn't work well with large binary files:
https://www.google.com/#q=git+large+binary+files

-- 
Johan

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