[CentOS-devel] Importing CentOS-6 Sources into git.centos.org

Thu Aug 21 07:15:54 UTC 2014
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

On 08/21/2014 02:29 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> Use GPG signed git tags to assure provenance, and the repository can
> be safely cloned. Rsyncing a git repo is like rsyncing a CVS or
> Subversion reository. Even small changes in the midst of the rsync
> operation can corrupt the underlying database.

the objects are checsum'd - the whole underlaying fabric of git is based
on hash's, a corruption in content would be fairly easy to notice.

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