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x/build/cmd/gitmirror: smarter git exporter filtering #11224
Add the capability for the watcher's git archive server to optionally filter out content.
Then when the coordinator is asking for the "talks" repo, it can skip the 30+ MB of binaries.
We already do this with the .gitattributes file (see https://golang.org/cl/11050 for #11199) but that's a hack. We should revert that once the coordinator knows how to ask the watcher to filter stuff.
This might be a little tricky. If I am reading correctly the only way to exclude files from
Another option would be to write the gzip file, open it with a