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FS#37747 - [pacman] change default git clone behavior to git clone --depth 1 to save bandwidth

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by John (graysky) - Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 22:13 GMT
Last edited by Andrea Scarpino (BaSh) - Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 22:44 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Makepkg currently preforms a full clone of a git repo source to my knowledge. Consider changing this behavior to `git clone --depth 1` to save bandwidth when fetching git sources. I am unaware of a use case to have the entire git history present for package building.
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Closed by  Andrea Scarpino (BaSh)
Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 22:44 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#34677