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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