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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <>
Subject Re: [QUESTION] Rewriting history
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:55:59 GMT
To me, binaries not released by the ASF should not be necessary to keep 
in multiple repos so this is a project PMC decision.

On 11/20/2015 11:02 AM, Hadrian Zbarcea wrote:
> Probably a bad subject in the context of other things going on :).
> Apache Brooklyn is faced with the tasks of migrating it's repo(s) post 
> graduation and there are some very large *pre-incubation* artifacts in 
> the git repo that we would like removed.
> The question was asked on general@ [1] many moons ago, but received no 
> answer (the original thread [1] indicates the offenders). We'd like to 
> use this occasion to split the git repo into multiple smaller once 
> (more naturally tailored to the project), so one idea would be, I 
> think, to leave incubator-brooklyn.git as is and just extract what we 
> need (everything except the large binaries) in new repos. Note: 
> afaiui, those artifacts we're never part of an ASF release.
> I am not sure what would be acceptable per ASF (intensely debated) 
> policies.
> Thoughts?
> Hadrain
> [1] 

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