Thanks, but my problem is not the difference between the size of the source
in the git-repository and the tar-file made from the same source. Obviously
tther will be differences depending on the compressing-algorithm used by
tar and git.
My problem is the difference between 2 tar-files. One made from the source
before committing and pushing, and the second tar, made from the same
source after cloneing and checking-out. I would expect them to be the same
size (apart from small differences due to .gitignore etc). But an 20%
increase is too much !
Op maandag 19 augustus 2013 22:59:24 UTC+2 schreef Martin Møller Skarbiniks
> > Hi All,
> > When making a compressed tarball from the files from the repository
> > clone/checkout) I get a very much larger tar.gz-file. Size goes up from
> > to 21M (!?)
> Not so strange. git is very good at compressing.
> One my of bare git repository is 32M but a tar.gz file of all files
> excluding the .git directory is
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