Jose Nobile skrev 2012-08-20 07.12:
I have a big repository, around 80GB
git --version
#git version 1.7.12
git init .
#Initialized empty Git repository in /reponame/.git/
git add -A .

git commmit -m "Backup 2012-08-19 03:43:44"
#fatal: Out of memory, malloc failed (tried to allocate 32220431361 bytes)
#[master (root-commit) 8053f0d] Backup 2012-08-19 03:43:44

  Why GIT need 30GB of memory for a commit?

It may be trying to compute a commit summary. Add -q to avoid the work.

-- robin

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