[llvm-dev] RFC: Move the test-suite LLVM project to GitHub?

Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Feb 24 14:41:50 PST 2016

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 02:50:48PM -0700, Jonathan Roelofs via llvm-dev wrote:
> On 2/24/16 2:43 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 02:20:24PM -0700, Jonathan Roelofs via llvm-dev wrote:
> >>2) There is the cap on total repository size, which is in the neighborhood
> >>of 1Gb [3]. A fresh checkout of test-suite clocks in at just over 3Gb. This
> >>one actually is a problem.
> >
> >This is not really true.
> From the horse's mouth:
> "We recommend repositories be kept under 1GB each. This limit is easy to
> stay within if large files are kept out of the repository. If your
> repository exceeds 1GB, you might receive a polite email from GitHub Support
> requesting that you reduce the size of the repository to bring it back
> down." 

I know what they write and I know what answer I got when I asked about
it for NetBSD's git mirror. I certainly know that I have a repository
larger than 1GB on github.


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