Am Donnerstag, 5. Juli 2018, 14:03:36 CEST schrieb Martin Vaeth:
> Matt Turner <matts...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> > The ebuild tree is 600MB with rsync and cannot fit on the partition
> > with git.
> >
> > I'd be happy to switch if the space requirements were similar.
> 
> If one git repacks every few syncs one needs currently about 800 MB.
> 
> With additionally squashfs (zstd) (+ overlayfs) the full
> archive size is currently <600 MB.
> 
> In both cases, the temporary disk space is slightly more, of course.
> For a 1GB reserved partition I'd use the partition for the temporary
> mounting and store the archive somewhere else, but I think chances are
> good that you also come through with only a git repack after
> every sync. A difficulty might be the very first git sync.

Would it possible to take the bare repo (< 600 MB) and only mount the latest 
checkout (with fuse eg)?

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