[Pharo-users] Loading Local Repositories with Iceberg

Ben Coman btc at openinworld.com
Mon Jun 4 21:45:10 EDT 2018


On 5 June 2018 at 00:59, Tim Mackinnon <tim at testit.works> wrote:

> > P7 will force you to be in the right branch or you will not be able to
> do… almost anything :)
> > you can have two (or ten) images opened at once and work on them, but at
> a moment you will need to “repair” each image to commit.
>
> So are we saying that the easiest and less complicated option is to just
> have local copies for every project. These days, disk space is pretty cheap
> (and projects aren’t that big source wise)?
>

For me its not the disk space, but the download time to sync the full Pharo
repo if I want to work on an issue.

I often wonder how hard it would be to have a master copy of the Pharo repo
and each Image
does something like --reference or --shared,, but I'm not familiar with
their operation and issues
except what I read here...
*
https://randyfay.com/content/reference-cache-repositories-speed-clones-git-clone-reference
*
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23304374/what-are-the-differences-between-git-clone-shared-and-reference
*
http://lists-archives.com/git/494327-clarify-git-clone-local-shared-reference.html
*
http://blog.plataformatec.com.br/2013/05/how-to-properly-mirror-a-git-repository/

cheers -ben



>
> I’m sure for others it might be a bigger deal - but I’m trying to
> understand what is the easiest option to avoid gotcha’s (that more advanced
> guys can better cope with)
>
> Tim
>
> > On 4 Jun 2018, at 14:59, Esteban Lorenzano <estebanlm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > hi,
> >
> >> On 4 Jun 2018, at 12:57, Stephan Eggermont <stephan at stack.nl> wrote:
> >>
> >> Evan Donahue <emdonahu at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> I have "Share repositories between images" checked in both images,
> >>
> >> Share repositories at the moment just provides a shared location on disk
> >> where the repositories are located. That is only useful if you are very
> >> disciplined about stashing and switching to the branch needed for your
> >> current image, and you only have one image open at a time.
> >
> > not really.
> > P7 will force you to be in the right branch or you will not be able to
> do… almost anything :)
> > you can have two (or ten) images opened at once and work on them, but at
> a moment you will need to “repair” each image to commit.
> >
> > Esteban
> >
> >>
> >> Stephan
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
>
>
>
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