Gentoo Archives: gentoo-scm

From: Mike Auty <ikelos@g.o>
To: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Status of the project?
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2009 09:57:40
Message-Id: 49881510.1000803@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-scm] Status of the project? by Donnie Berkholz
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Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>> I'll see how small I can make my repo, and if it's significantly smaller >> (under 700Mb), I can post it to dev.g.o for those that want to duplicate >> it (although, as ever, please be nice to infra and yoink it using http >> not ssh). Also remember that doing cvsimported git repos should be >> cloned from rather than modified directly (I think it breaks the ability >> to do further incremental updates)... > > Just curious why you want to post it as a separate repo? If you come up > with a magic repacking command, just push your new commits and ask Robin > to run a repack.
So, I've no idea how that guy managed to squeeze it down so much, but after a week of importing (and a hour or so compressing) I got down to 930Mb, which is pretty close to what Donnie managed earlier. I can do increments pretty easily now, and I'm having a go repacking it at - --window=100 (I don't want to push the depth up much more since it has an affect on decompression). Also, it's all in one big pack file, which may not be ideal. So all in all, my experiments didn't turn up anything new, but nevermind... 5:) Mike 5:) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkmIFRAACgkQu7rWomwgFXqbHACgn0ow7NzXO5v4e7VXW2gchnkk AIMAoJWZnWsTYovAFIQWSTwWhkFEc9wN =LCW3 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----