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Re: FYI, GIT mirror of glibc's cvs repository
Pierre Habouzit <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 12:55:48AM +0000, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 05:47:12PM +0000, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> > I've set up a read-only git mirror of glibc's CVS repository.
>> > The cvs-to-git synchronization process will probably run every
>> > half hour or so (haven't started it yet).
>> > Here's the gitweb interface:
>> > http://sources.redhat.com/git/gitweb.cgi
>> > Check out a copy via the following, but be aware
>> > that the bare .git/ directory weighs in at 270MB:
>> have you tried to repack it like, very aggressively ? My own (broken)
>> imports were less than 140Mo big, often with a ~110Mo packfile.
>> Try to:
>> $ git repack -afd --window=250 --depth=250 --window-memory=$A_LOT
> You obviously didn't :)
> After a not so long CPU burning session I got:
> $ git repack -afd --window=250 --depth=250 --window-memory=700M
> Counting objects: 374712, done.
> Compressing objects: 100% (368454/368454), done.
> Writing objects: 100% (374712/374712), done.
> Total 374712 (delta 289361), reused 0 (delta 0)
> git repack -afd --window=250 --depth=250 --window-memory=700M 1737,75s user 8,71s system 148% cpu 19:39,01 total
> 8,6M pack/pack-ad6dbaf8667bd8f2383f4f558d8ca3d3cd72b291.idx
> 74M pack/pack-ad6dbaf8667bd8f2383f4f558d8ca3d3cd72b291.pack
> Git has a way to make us feel tinyâ
> Anyway, for the sake of the cloners, I'd really suggest you to do that on the
> redhat repository as well :)
Thanks for the tip! I've done that, and
now glibc's git repository occupies a mere 87MB.