Re: Local clone/fetch with cogito is glacial

From: Petr Baudis <>
Date: 2006-05-23 08:50:54
Dear diary, on Tue, May 23, 2006 at 12:23:44AM CEST, I got a letter
where "H. Peter Anvin" <> said that...
> Petr Baudis wrote:
> >git-clone has an advantage here since it clones _everything_ while
> >Cogito fetches only stuff related to the branch you are cloning, and
> >verifying if what it fetches is sensible for you unfortunately takes a
> >lot of time. :/ I guess there is no way to verify presence of multiple
> >objects at once and there is also no way to order local fetch of
> >multiple objects at once.
> Note that non-local cg-clones are at least an order of magnitude faster, 
> even when the nonlocal is just git+ssh:.  One could presumably do the same 
> thing over a pipe.

Even rsync and HTTP cg-clones? git:// and git+ssh:// fetching follows an
almost entirely different code patch and it's much more efficient since
I just accumulate the tag object ids I want to check and then pour them
to git-fetch-pack - I cannot do that with git-(local|http)-fetch. :-(

				Petr "Pasky" Baudis
Right now I am having amnesia and deja-vu at the same time.  I think
I have forgotten this before.
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