On Sunday, July 1, 2012 6:19:28 AM UTC+2, jack sparrow wrote:
> On Jun 30, 1:13 am, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen <tfn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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>
> > > > It is possible to place a .gitignore file in each directory, and Git
> > > will
> > > > respect this. Therefore it checks every folder for this file, but I
> > > doubt
> > > > that's what is causing your performance problems.
> > > > Can you please describe the size, number of files, and what kinds of
> > > files
> > > > 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
> > repositories.
> > I'm tending towards thinking it could maybe be some bug in that version
> > 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
> > repositories here<
> > but I don't think you should be running into those problems.
> ok, is there a way to know what is taking time.
> any debugs in git, any profiling, there should be
> someway of figuring out what git might be doing ...?
You can do:
As I said earlier, you should try a version of Git which is not a
You should also see how it performs on some different repositories:
* Try another repository which is a bit smaller, both in number of files,
size and number of revisions
* Initialise your source tree as a new repo with no history, and see if it
suffers the same performance problems
Oh, another thing: What sort of hard-drive and file-system do you have? Are
you working on an encrypted partition?
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