[fpc-pascal] fpGUI Toolkit source repository migrated to Git

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 7 15:26:53 CEST 2009

On Tue, 7 Apr 2009, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Michael Van Canneyt
> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> >
> > I think that Vincent wants a git-less setup, so an alternative for
> > getting sources without installing git at all.
> Then why didn't he say that!  :-)
> In that case, he must let me know, and I'll setup daily runs of the
> 'git archive' command which generates a tarball of the latest
> revision. He can then simply download and unpack the tarball on his
> side.  But that means he has to download all the files every day,
> whereas 'git pull' which be much more efficient and only get the
> deltas.

Yes, but it also means to install yet another version control mechanism.

Personally, unless I really really have to, I'd also rather limit the
number of version control mechanisms, no matter how good they are.


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