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Suggestions on working with a linux kernel repo over 2GB?


Our team would like to work do some work related to the Linux kernel. Specifically, we are cloning off of

We would like to host the our work on bitbucket, but it looks like the repo itself is over the 2GB limit which would prevent us from pushing any changes.

Does anyone have suggestions on a workflow for working around this?



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edwin Community Leader Jan 11, 2021

Hi @William Huang ,

An option would be to use --depth option to clone the latest commits and not the full repository history.

Create a shallow clone 

How to Use Git Shallow Clone to Improve Performance 

For example:

git clone --depth 1

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