Re: [PATCH] pack-objects: reuse data from existing pack.

From: Linus Torvalds <>
Date: 2006-02-16 14:55:32
On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> When generating a new pack, notice if we have already the wanted
> object in existing packs.  If the object has a delitified
> representation, and its base object is also what we are going to
> pack, then reuse the existing deltified representation
> unconditionally, bypassing all the expensive find_deltas() and
> try_deltas() routines.

I bow down before you.

No ugly special-case caching, just automatically "the right thing", with 
very little overhead.

It just makes sense.

We have a winner.

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