[vtk-developers] github mirror

Brad King brad.king at kitware.com
Fri Apr 30 12:22:34 EDT 2010

Moreland, Kenneth wrote:
> Maybe this is a stupid question, but what is the point of having a
> mirror on the github or gitorious sites?  Since the move, I have still
> been pushing to my personal repositories on github.  I simply pull from
> Kitware’s repository and then push to a repository that I create on
> github.  What difference does it make if the original clone came from
> Kitware or github?

People can create personal github repos by forking the robot mirror.
Some people prefer to work this way.  I think it also saves disk space
on github's server because the fork can hard-link some pack files
(I don't know if they do this or not).


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