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The portage tree by its nature consists of files with limited lifetimes, because ebuilds are inherently volatile.
They get created when new versions of the software they control are released, and are deleted periodically when no longer needed.
This creates a lot of churn with file addition and removal that is highly atypical compared to standard repository usage.
I think that this is one of the few cases where CVS is a superior solution.
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Posted Aug 3, 2012 17:44 UTC (Fri) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647)
Openembedded is using Git just fine and that seems like very similar usage to the portage tree.
Posted Aug 3, 2012 17:47 UTC (Fri) by johill (subscriber, #25196)
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