How to use git

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at
Fri Aug 19 23:05:42 PDT 2016

Hi Ian,

> On Aug 20, 2016, at 1:47 AM, Ian Wadham < at> wrote:
> I don't know if this applies to Macports, but KDE did a lot of splitting of SVN
> "module" repositories into individual project repositories on git.  For example,
> the KDE Games module on SVN went from one repository to about 40 repositories:
> one for each game and library.  This was to limit the overheads, for developers,
> of cloning git repositories in their local machines, but it made building "everything"
> (i.e. collections of repositories) a little harder.

We won't be going quite that far, but as Ryan mentioned in his "goodbye/hello" email, we do plan to split and restructure the repository to some degree.


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