ok, thanks.. triied using repack with different configs and got the
same problem. Then, I moved the repository to my local machine and
could perform the repack.

On Jun 18, 10:03 am, Alberto Leal <albert...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Having a chat along with my co-worker he spoke about git-repack.
> Try to use it: git repack --window=50 --depth 100 --window-memory=1g
> for more info
> man git-repack
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Alberto Leal <albert...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > One way to shrink the repo size is rewriting your branches. Once you get
> > the biggest files, try to use 'git-filter-branch' to remove them from your
> > repository.
> >  Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 9:15 PM, agaelebe <hugo.bor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I'm with the following problem.
> >> I have a git repository in a VPS with 360mb of ram.
> >> Unfortunately, I started tracking a SQL.dump file (bad idea, by the
> >> way). That file grew bigger and bigger and it's almost 50mb now. My
> >> repository is about 400mb!
> >> And when I try to run git gc inside the project I get:
> >> Counting objects: 3290, done.
> >> warning: suboptimal pack - out of memory
> >> fatal: Out of memory, malloc failed)
> >> error: failed to run repac
> >> If I try to clone the project in my local machine I get simillar out-
> >> of-memory errors.
> >> I tried to revert some commits but It didn't work.
> >> So, how can I find these big files (the different versions) and get
> >> rid of them so I can shrink the repository size?
> >> Does someone have a clue of what can I do?
> >> On my local machine I'm running version and on the VPS version
> >> ( I updated it to latest version to ceck if it would solve the
> >> problem)
> >> Thanks for your attention
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