[libvirt] Repack git repo?

Peter Krempa pkrempa at redhat.com
Thu Aug 3 08:33:47 UTC 2017

On Thu, Aug 03, 2017 at 09:16:13 +0200, Michal Privoznik wrote:
> So I was checking out the repo the other day and it took ages. So it got
> me thinking what might be the problem. Looks like a part of it is that
> our pack is split among ~250 files. Therefore when somebody does

250 files should not be an issue on today's computers. Maybe 2
orders of magnitude more would pose some issues.

> checkout git needs to repack it into a single pack every time. And this
> may take ages on such slow processor as Atom is. However, reading some
> docs on this it looks like 'git gc --aggressive' is not advised rather
> than 'git repack'.
> Any thoughts?

Clone from github or some other hosting with more network
conectivity/CPU power if you are bothered by this?
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