On Friday, June 29, 2012 2:29:59 PM UTC+2, jack sparrow wrote:
> On Jun 29, 3:36 pm, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen <tfn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > It is possible to place a .gitignore file in each directory, and Git
> > respect this. Therefore it checks every folder for this file, but I
> > that's what is causing your performance problems.
> > Can you please describe the size, number of files, and what kinds of
> > there are in your repository?
> > What is your Git version, and operating system?
> the repo has around 80K files, git version 1.7.10-rc4 and operating
> system is Linux.
> the rep has just text based source files like .c,h, mk etc
This sounds weird. I think I've had much better performance with larger
I'm tending towards thinking it could maybe be some bug in that version you
have installed. It looks like a release-candidate (rc4), and could
therefore be an unstable version. Have you tried other versions of Git?
There are some interesting observations and discussions on huuuge
but I don't think you should be running into those problems.
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