GitHub migration complete

Clemens Lang cal at
Mon Oct 31 02:49:55 PDT 2016


On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 10:18:42AM +0100, René J.  V. Bertin wrote:
> I may have overlooked this, but does github have any provisions that
> would allow the PortIndex files to be generated on the server and
> served with the actual repo contents? That would probably give a very
> significant reduction in the resources spent collectively to
> regenerate those files...

Just as with Subversion, the answer is no. Remember that the PortIndex
is specific to the macOS version you are running, so a server-generated
PortIndex could only generate all of them into different files.

Additionally, git does not preserve timestamps from the repository on
checkout, so you might actually end up re-generating the index locally


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