Re: using git directory cache code in darcs?

From: Mike Taht <>
Date: 2005-04-18 02:49:18
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Apr 2005, David Roundy wrote:
>>That's all right.  Darcs would only access the cached data through a
>>git-caching layer, and we've already got an abstraction layer over the
>>pristine cache.  As long as the git layer can quickly retrieve the contents
>>of a given file, we should be fine.
> Yes.
> In fact, one of my hopes was that other SCM's could just use the git
> plumbing. But then I'd really suggest that you use "git" itself, not any
> "libgit". Ie you take _all_ the plumbing as real programs, and instead of
> trying to link against individual routines, you'd _script_ it.

If you don't want it, I won't do it. Still makes sense to separate the 
plumbing from the porcelain, though.


Mike Taht

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