News > SourceHut nixes plan to ban grabby Go module proxy
SourceHut nixes plan to ban grabby Go module proxy
02/02/2023 10:38 AM | Click to read full article
Git-based code host SourceHut will not have to block the Go Module Mirror as planned after Google took notice of its complaints. For the past two years, SourceHut has struggled to deal with the amount of data demanded by the Go module proxy when developers use that tool to fetch repositories from the biz via git clone operations. Gathering this code from version control can cause latency and can tax storage because the command may scour the entire commit history of a repo with a transitive dependency.