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Re: bzr is dying; Emacs needs to move

From: joakim
Subject: Re: bzr is dying; Emacs needs to move
Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2014 07:15:41 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> writes:

> () James Cloos <address@hidden>
> () Thu, 02 Jan 2014 13:15:35 -0500
>    > [512M not enough for "git gc --aggressive"]
>    Rent a large enough cloud box for an hour, do the git-bzr clone
>    and aggressive gc there, and then rsync the .git directory to
>    your box.  Or tar and wget it.  Once downloaded, git checkout
>    will complete things.
>    DigitalOcean.com, Atlantic.net, iwStack.com, as well as Goog
>    and Amazon have suitable offerings which would cost less than
>    USD1 for the hour or two it would take for the clone and gc.
> Thanks for the tip.  Using such services never occurred to me.
>    (A swap file may be needed for some of the hourly plans to
>    complete the gc.)
> Do you happen to know the maximum transient memory usage for
> "git gc --aggressive"?

I have a box at www.verona.se where i could offer such a service free of
charge to emacs devs, if anyone wants it. It sits in my cupboard, but
has 100mbit link.

I already have plenty of emacs stuff on that box.
Joakim Verona

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