On 04/21/2011 06:27 PM, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen wrote:
If it's only for backup or transport purposes, you could still rsync the repository to your mobile. Making it a bare repository would reduce the size of stuff to be rsynced.

I'm not familiar with the internals <http://progit.org/book/ch9-6.html> of a git push or pull, but there is a lot of consistency checking going on, checking that none of the objects in either repository have become corrupted. I noticed this today when a colleague was just pushing a new branch into a remote repository. The branch had only diverged a few commits away from an existing branch, but still it took many minutes of "uploading" for the branch to get created on the remote.

If you're looking for some real git developers, you're better of asking on the real mailing list: http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html#git

thank you for the useful comments and the link, I will try to bug
the developers and see if they have any solutions.

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