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Re: git copies of cvs modules available

On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 9:19 PM, Greg A. Woods <> wrote:
> At Wed, 21 Oct 2009 01:02:32 +0200, "S.P.Zeidler" <> 
> wrote:
> Subject: Re: git copies of cvs modules available
>> Thus wrote matthew sporleder (
>> > Is there a git:// repo setup?  It's usually much faster than http://
>> No, I don't want to run Yet Another Network Daemon there, and git isn't
>> supposed to be the only VCS for testing (and playing with).
> I meant to say two things about this:
>  1. It's not a fair comparison to test any such tool without testing it
>  properly with the most efficient network access protocol(s) possible.
>  2. GIT is really and truly the only VCS worth considering for NetBSD
>  as a whole.  Hg, the only other one worth looking at, at all, just
>  can't realistically perform well enough with a repository this size.
> That said I'm nearly ecstatic about the possibility of using GIT to
> manage my use of NetBSD as a third-party developer!  It would be a
> truly amazing step forward for the project as a whole!

I agree.  The difference from the smaller repos I've used with git vs
http is really night vs day.  I may just try to pull down something
and do some local comparisons...

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