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Re: bzr is dying; Emacs needs to move

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: bzr is dying; Emacs needs to move
Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2014 10:57:45 +0100
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James Cloos <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> "TN" == Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> writes:
> TN> Do you happen to know the maximum transient memory usage for
> TN> "git gc --aggressive"?
> I just tried it in a clone of git://git.savannah.gnu.org/emacs,
> which should be similar.
> Before the gc, .git/objects used about 1 Gig of disk space, per du(1).
> Git gc --aggressive allocated just over 5 (binary) Gig of VM, and
> dirtied most of it, to compress 733141 objects, according to top(1).

You should not need --aggresssive if you start with a repository that is
already partly packed.  It won't give you the optimal packing, but it
shouldn't differ by much.


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