Re: Marking abandoned branches

From: Jakub Narebski <>
Date: 2006-09-14 06:43:45
Martin Langhoff wrote:

> I guess what people are pointing at is that you can:
>  - run your import
>  - publish that as mozilla-historical.git
>  - copy that to mozilla.git
>  - rm all the old heads from mozilla.git
>  - rm all the 'new' heads from mozilla-historical.git
>  - run git-repack -a -d on both
>  - make the historical repo read-only

Instead of copying mozilla-historical.git to mozilla.git,
it would be better to clone using --shared option
(which sets up appropriate alternates file). Of course both
repositories should be on the same machine for this to work,
and no, one wouldn't need to copy/clone them both.

Jakub Narebski
Warsaw, Poland
ShadeHawk on #git

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