On Sat, 16 Apr 2005, Mike Taht wrote:

> Junio C Hamano wrote:
> >>>>>>"MT" == Mike Taht <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > 
> > 
> > MT> alternatively, "git-archive-torrent" to create a list of files for a
> > MT> bittorrent feed....
> > 
> > That is certainly good for establishing the baseline, but you
> > still need to leverage the inherent delta-compressibility
> > between related blobs/trees by also doing something like what I
> > described as "diff package", don't you?
> Yes... yes you could have files and diffs generated statically...
> although something like a bittorrent server/client/frontend, call it 
> "gittorrent" (I hate being the first to make this pun) could walk the 
> hashes dynamically (
> Ihave: sha,sha,sha,sha... Sendme: shaxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Hereswhatyouneedfromgit: file,file,file,diff,diff,diff,...)

I'm actually working on a trivial HTTP client to do this. The user says
"get <commit-id> from <url>", and it gets that object, the associated
trees, and the associated blobs, skipping any that it already has.

This should save having a non-standard public-facing server process, and
be essentially as effective, at least once I have it using a single
connection for everything.

*This .sig left intentionally blank*

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in
the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED]
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Reply via email to