[BUG] New Kernel Bugs
Rafael J. Wysocki
rjw at sisk.pl
Tue Nov 13 17:09:09 EST 2007
On Tuesday, 13 of November 2007, Mark Lord wrote:
> Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 01:43:53PM -0500, Mark Lord wrote:
> >> mkdir t
> >> cd t
> >> git clone
> >> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git
> >> (wait half an hour)
> >> /usr/bin/du -s linux-2.6
> >> 522732 linux-2.6
> > You're assuming that everything in linux-2.6 was downloaded; that's
> > not true. Everything in linux-2.6/.git was downloaded; but then you do a
> > checkout which happens to approximately double the size of the linux-2.6
> > directory.
> Ah, I wondered why it took only half an hour to download.
> > When you compare it to the 60MB tarballs that are published, it's really
> > not that bad.
> The tarballs I download are only 45MB.
You clone the git repo once. Afterwards, you only update it and that usually
doesn't take that much time and a little effort.
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