fedorahosted git repo too large
bbbush.yuan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 10:18:06 UTC 2008
2008/8/6 Todd Zullinger <tmz at pobox.com>:
> Yuan Yijun wrote:
>> I just tried to download revisor git with this command "git pull
>> http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/revisor master". I have to repeat
>> 4-5 times since it breaks during downloading. The .git folder is
>> about 58MB. After "git gc --aggressive" it becomes only 6MB.
>> Anyone please run gc on server?
> Perhaps better would be repack. There was a recent thread on the git
> list and one of the developers pointed out an older mail from Linus
> where he described gc --aggressive as "mostly dumb" and recommended
> that using something like "repack -a -d -f --depth=250 --window=250"
See that. The repack command is so hard to remember, while "git gc" is
fast enough and also runs repack, AND the .git folder becomes 6.6MB
I guess the only problem is git version on server is too old, AFAIK
new git will repack automatically when commit or push or before fetch
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