[fpc-pascal] How to get fpc and lazarus sources when svn has shut down?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 12 12:02:09 CEST 2021

On Thu, 12 Aug 2021, Christo Crause via fpc-pascal wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 7:34 AM LacaK via fpc-pascal <
> fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
>> I have related question: in SVN was possible to checkout specific
>> sub-directory (for example if I am interested in fcl-db package only I
>> checkedout only this sub-directory).
>> Is it possible with gitlab? Or I must clone whole
>> https://gitlab.com/freepascal.org/fpc/source ?
> There is a relatively new git feature "sparse-checkout" that could
> potentially be used in this case (I haven't tested this).  See e.g.
> https://stackoverflow.com/a/60729017/13781629

There is a good explanation here:



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