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From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
Subject: Re: Status report, 2009/04/10
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2009 15:02:47 -0700
On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 10:30:14PM +0100, Mike Auty wrote:
> Great work on the pushing on with all this, thanks very much, it's
> greatly appreciated!  5:)  It's excellent you managed to get some of the
> git guys in on the thread and offering such useful patches, it looks
> like things are getting better and better for having the gentoo repo
> working great in git.
Latest report from that upstream thread is initial memory reductions of
of 18-21% depending on the repository, with a runtime variance of -6 to
+2%. The Gentoo repo took 6% less time, but the linux-kernel repo took
2% longer. Linus and co are exploring that now, just to make sure they
didn't introduce any bugs.

> I was wondering how your Thin Manifest stuff was getting on?  I figured
> since you're doing all this, I'd offer my meagre python skills for
> anything that might need coding up for that (I've always meant to start
> tinkering with portage anyway, just never quite got round to it).  So
> please let me know if you've any documentation or anything that needs
> looking over, or any basic tools that need putting in place, and I'll
> see what I can do (time and skill permitting obviously)...  5:)
Maciej started the best discussion on that, in Message-ID
200902160805.55088.reavertm@... Think we managed to flesh out all
of a specification there, but I don't think anybody has started
development yet. The development side would probably tie in quite well
with unfinished GLEP60.

Robin Hugh Johnson
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Status report, 2009/04/10
-- Robin H. Johnson
Re: Status report, 2009/04/10
-- Mike Auty
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