[Users] GetComponents script not working

Bruno Giacomazzo bruno.giacomazzo at unimib.it
Fri Jan 28 05:18:35 CST 2022

   thanks for the explanation.


Il giorno lun 24 gen 2022 alle ore 19:40 Roland Haas <rhaas at illinois.edu>
ha scritto:

> Hello Bruno,
> > btw, why is svn still needed? I see that it is only used for
> > ExternalLibraries which are anyway in a git repository (is it because of
> > the particular directory structure of that repository?).
> Not so much because of the directory structure but because of the
> content. We use svn for the ExternalLibraries thorns, which contain a
> tarball of the library (in case no copy is found on the system).
> Since git downloads the full version history (by default, and shallow,
> --depth 1 checkouts do not work for us when using branches) we did not
> want to use git for those (since eg the MPI ExternalLibrary repo is
> ~172MB of "old" commits and ~10MB of checked out files. svn can
> download a single revision more easily.
> Yours,
> Roland
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