Conan vs git-fastclone: What are the differences?
What is Conan? C/C++ package manager. Install or build your own packages for any platform. Conan also allows you to run your own server easily from the command line.
What is git-fastclone? git clone --recursive on steroids, by Square. It creates a reference repo with git clone --mirror in /var/tmp/git-fastclone/reference for each repository and git submodule linked in the main repo. You can control where it puts these by changing the REFERENCEREPODIR environment variable.
Conan can be classified as a tool in the "Hosted Package Repository" category, while git-fastclone is grouped under "Git Tools".
Conan and git-fastclone are both open source tools. Conan with 2.9K GitHub stars and 381 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than git-fastclone with 164 GitHub stars and 20 GitHub forks.