Question: Convert source tarball to GIT repository

Mike McCormack mike at
Fri Oct 20 06:41:37 CDT 2006

Matthew Kehrer wrote:
> Is there a way I can convert a source tarball I download to a local GIT 
> repository?

Not really.

> I have dial-up a home, but I know of a place where I can bring my flash 
> drive and use it to get the tarball as GIT does not have resume support.
> Is this possible?

It a 20Mb Git archive any better?  I'll consider maintaining a Git 
archive without the history before wine-0.9.23 if that would make it 
easier for people with modems.


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