Experimental Git mirror of Oracle MySQL trees

Experimental Git mirror of Oracle MySQL trees

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I’ve been working on setting up mirrors on github of all our BZR branches. My first efforts that are at a suitable stage to share are mirrors of the Oracle MySQL trees. This is currently a snapshot of MySQL 5.1, 5.5 and 5.6 with all the tags preserved. I’ve managed to get GIT to compact down the repository to a mere 177MB on disk for all the history, which is rather impressive.

Go check it out: https://github.com/percona/mysql

This should be considered experimental and I may end up pushing up something better at some point soon – i.e. don’t rely on being able to merge later update (think rebase rather than merge).

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  • Sergey Reply

    Thanks a lot!

    September 26, 2013 at 2:05 am
  • Rob Reply

    Can you merge between 5.6 and 5.5 with these trees?

    September 26, 2013 at 4:05 pm
  • Stewart Smith Reply

    They’re just normal git trees, so you should be able to merge anything to anything. (but I haven’t tried any of this yet).

    September 26, 2013 at 6:21 pm

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