Git repo clone

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at
Mon May 26 05:55:59 EDT 2008

On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Felipe Contreras
<felipe.contreras at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just finished creating the first version of the repository:
> git clone git://
> It's based on the im.pidgin.pidgin branch. I used a simple algorithm
> to remove unnecessary merges. The result is a straight forward
> repository with only 16% of merges, which are shown as a big commit
> named "Unresolved merge".
> The big branch merges also appear as a big merge commit, but
> fortunately there are only 16 of those.
> A few issues leaked into this repo, but I already fixed the script. I
> guess the same script can also be used to create a bzr clone.
> All the commit's messages have an extra subject line, monotone id, and
> signed-off-by lines.
> Check it out.
> Time to clone: 40 seconds
> Size: 28M (after gc)
> Time of git log: 0.162
> Time of git diff: 0.173
> It's definitely easier to grasp ;)

Ah, forgot to mention:

Felipe Contreras

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