Re: Huge win, compressing a window of delta runs as a unit

From: Jakub Narebski <>
Date: 2006-08-21 20:24:44
Shawn Pearce wrote:

>  - the strategy of how I'm slamming a very large number of objects
>    into a pack may be useful in situations other than a foreign
>    SCM import process.  I can see someone wanting to create a
>    large commit with a lot of modified objects.  Doing this with
>    update-index and write-tree into loose objects would be far
>    slower than just generating a new pack if the number of objects
>    you are writing exceeds about 100 on Windows or ~1k on UNIX;

Like e.g. initial import of large project, or incorporating some subproject
into a projects (e.g. gitk and gitweb in git)?

Jakub Narebski
Warsaw, Poland
ShadeHawk on #git

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