Re: [PATCH] Skip writing out sha1 files for objects in packed git.

From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Date: 2005-06-29 01:45:40
On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> 
> LT> And if we have a pack-file in .git/objects/ that already has
> LT> the object, that may not be the _same_ pack-file that we're
> LT> expanding at all, so if that pack file already has the
> LT> object, then not writing it out is actually the right thing
> LT> to do.
> 
> This I have to think about a bit.

The most trivial example is doing a "git pull" of a small pack-file 
update.

We probably don't want to leave it around as a pack-file (we'll re-pack 
everything at some later date, but we also don't want to expand the stuff 
we already have in our _real_ pack-file).

		Linus
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