On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 09:52:16AM +0700,  Duy Nguyen wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 9:31 AM, Robin H. Johnson <robb...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> > Presently if you want to perform a sparse checkout, you must either do a
> > full clone and then recheckout, or do a git init, manually set up
> > sparse, and then fetch and checkout.
> I think you could do "clone -n" (no checkout), set up sparse, then checkout.
Yes, I think there are a few more ways, but still would be nice to 

> > This patch implements easily accessible sparse checkouts during clone,
> > in the --sparse-checkout option.
> >
> > $ git clone REPO --sparse-checkout PATH
> Or take a file as input if there are lots of paths/rules.
How much demand for taking a file of rules, and opinions of syntax to do
that vs specify on the commandline?

--sparse-checkout-from FILE
--sparse-checkout '<PATH'
or something other prefix character.

Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux: Developer, Infrastructure Lead
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