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FS#40226 - makepkg wastes resource when git cloning

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by skrat (skrat) - Monday, 05 May 2014, 15:17 GMT
Last edited by Dave Reisner (falconindy) - Monday, 05 May 2014, 15:19 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 0
Private No


When you ask for git resource in PKGBUILD's `sources`, makepkg clones entire git tree, proceeds to build the package, then throws it away. IMO it should call git clone with --depth=1 to only download what's really needed.
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Closed by  Dave Reisner (falconindy)
Monday, 05 May 2014, 15:19 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#34677