On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 7:46 AM, Shawn Pearce <spea...@spearce.org> wrote:
> Colby is nearly done prototyping the bitmap reachability
> implementation in JGit and will release the code under the BSD license
> there soon. I can't promise when yet because Colby will soon be
> heading out for some (much deserved) vacation time, and doesn't want
> to publish something until he is ready to stand behind the code. So it
> might not show up until mid-September. But I think its worth giving
> him a few weeks to finish getting the code ready, vs. rushing
> something in that someone else thinks might help. We have waited more
> than 6 years or whatever to improve packing. Colby's experiments are
> showing massive improvements (40s enumeration cut to 100ms) with low
> disk usage increase (<10%) and no pack file format changes. Its OK to
> wait 4 more weeks.

Thanks. I did not know it's being worked on (your last email did not
indicate that, I think). I just wanted to try out and see how it might
work. And sure I can wait :)
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