in windows using git GUI when i tried to do git add for 200,000 files
(18GB) it took about 5hr is that normal after which i got the below error?
Updating the Git index failed. A rescan will be automatically started to
with lots of this warning
warning: LF will be replaced by CRLF in
I clicked on Continue.
will it be ok?
On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 9:08:29 PM UTC+5:30, Thomas Ferris
> On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 3:08:19 PM UTC+1, John McKown wrote:
>> I was thinking that the OP was saying that the three operations together
>> were taking a long time. I guess it would be helpful to know which of the
>> commands is taking so long, the "add", "commit", or the "push". If it is
>> the "add", I don't know a way to speed it up. That is all done locally. The
>> same with the "commit". The "push" might be faster to "sneaker net" as I
>> think you were suggesting. But that's only if the repository is being
>> stored somewhere that the OP can get to physically. Trying that on our
>> network here at work would be a "naughty! Slap hands!" situation.
> In that case, I suppose the fastest way to go abouts would be first
> compress the files and then send them over the wire. Since Git does exactly
> that as part of its design, I guess a git commit+push is quite close to the
> optimal transfer protocol (plus any eventual pack optimization it does
> locally when committing the files, duration of which would be quite
> negligible, I reckon).