Question: Convert source tarball to GIT repository

Matthew Kehrer kehrermatt at
Fri Oct 20 07:20:39 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.
> Mike
Yeah, that's better. I'll be able to get it that way as 20MB is
manageable for dial-up.

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