fedorahosted git repo too large

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 10:17:02 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 8:37 PM, Nigel Jones <dev at nigelj.com> wrote:
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gcc.devel/94613

> That's actually a very useful article and the methods/reasons behind it
> sound quite sane and it could be a useful approach for us.

Agreed. git gc on all repos on an infrequent  cronjob is a good idea.
But --aggressive is a very bad idea as it throws away delta-chain work
that's been done. Specially bad on larger repos as the potential delta
pairs to evaluate is much much larger.


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