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Re: 5 days old?

> Am 14.05.2020 um 04:52 schrieb matthew sporleder <>:
>> On May 13, 2020, at 10:11 PM, John Franklin <> wrote:
>> On Apr 30, 2020, at 21:28, bch <> wrote:
>>> I thought the plan to move to HG hasn't been finalised yet, am I missing something?  Plus, why HG and not Fossil, if the end-result consumption is via Git anyways?
>>> [...]
>> There are scalability issues with Mercurial, too.  I cloned NetBSD src on a 1GB RAM, 1GB swap, 4 CPU VM (Debian Buster) using git from the GitHub project and from
>> [...]
> This argument does not work. I went through the same goalpost moving exercise years ago and martin@ even got some efficiency patches into git as a result, but the super low memory shallow clone is not even good enough.

I think the argument works very well - at least to stay at CVS forever >:-)

I doubt that you'll find a modern solution running fine on any 4M computer.
Network filesystems, cross compilers etc. where invented to support machines
which can't provide all required resources for a job on their own.

Jens Rehsack -

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