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

Chandler Carruth via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Feb 24 18:23:29 PST 2016

On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 1:43 PM Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> 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. Individual pack files must be below 1GB, but
> the total repository can be much larger. That's true even for the free
> tiers. That said, it might be good idea to split the repository into
> modules to keep it managable.

We can also handle this lazily -- if and when it becomes a problem, we can
re-factor the repo. I don't think we need to overthink this.

Also, the Github folks might be willing to help. =]

> Joerg
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