porting project with large files (git-lfs) from github
mat at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jul 30 13:00:55 UTC 2018
On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 04:31:03PM -0700, Robert wrote:
> Thanks, which file hosting is most preferred for large freebsd ports?
I do not think we have any preference, or recommendations.
Maybe someone else will have an idea.
> On 07/27/18 06:22, Mathieu Arnold wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 08:42:59AM -0700, Robert wrote:
> > > Hi, you can find it here:
> > > https://github.com/rayrapetyan/daal/tree/FreeBSD_support
> > > All files in e.g. https://github.com/rayrapetyan/daal/tree/FreeBSD_support/externals/mklfpk/lnx/lib/intel64
> > > are "large files" they are fetching normally when doing git pull, but when
> > > downloading from "codeload" (this is what FreeBSD does) - they contain just
> > > text hashes...
> > Well, yeah, like I said, this repository is using git-lfs, which is not
> > part of the Git distribution, but an extension. Doing a clone works for
> > you because you have it installed, but it does not work for me because I
> > do not, It ends up saying:
> > $ git clone https://github.com/rayrapetyan/daal.git
> > Cloning into 'daal'...
> > remote: Counting objects: 35068, done.
> > remote: Compressing objects: 100% (20/20), done.
> > remote: Total 35068 (delta 3), reused 7 (delta 2), pack-reused 35044
> > Receiving objects: 100% (35068/35068), 583.32 MiB | 2.71 MiB/s, done.
> > Resolving deltas: 100% (27544/27544), done.
> > git-lfs filter-process: git-lfs: not found
> > fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
> > warning: Clone succeeded, but checkout failed.
> > You can inspect what was checked out with 'git status'
> > and retry the checkout with 'git checkout -f HEAD'
> > It seems the servers running codeload.g.o do not have git-lfs installed,
> > so when they run git-archive(1) you end up with the pointers to the
> > large files.
> > You will have to run git-archive yourself on a machine where git-lfs is
> > installed. Something along the lines of:
> > git archive --format tar.gz --prefix daal-<commit-hash> -o daal-<commit hash>.tar.gz <commit hash>
> > And then host that file somewhere, and use it for your port.
> > > On 07/26/18 01:10, Mathieu Arnold wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 11:04:41PM -0700, Robert wrote:
> > > > > Hi, I'm porting something hosted on github using GH_... options in Makefile.
> > > > >
> > > > > FreeBSD tries to fetch a tar.gz archive from https://codeload.github.com and
> > > > > within such archive there are "large files" which contain something like:
> > > > >
> > > > > version https://git-lfs.github.com/spec/v1
> > > > > oid sha256:e8f293258e38e9689cb87ffbb91c3de2c339a6c074c77115ca86d50b5a48bc64
> > > > > size 20413048
> > > > >
> > > > > instead of a real data, so build fails.
> > > > >
> > > > > What's the best way to resolve this issue?
> > > > Mmmm, I never tried a repository using git-lfs, I am not surprised
> > > > git-archive(1) does not work with it though. What is the project so I
> > > > can have a look?
> > > >
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