Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds <at>> writes:

> I just realized that many of my big repos are still on index v2 while
> v4 should reduce its size significantly (3.8M -> 2.9M for linux-2.6
> and 25M -> 14M for webkit, for example). I wanted to propose index v4
> as the new default version, because I guess that not many people
> outside git <at> vger are aware of it, but perhaps this approach is less
> drastic. It only suggest index v4 when the index size after clone hits
> 512K limit.

Is V4 really recommended for general use?
Default seems to be V3 and all I found in the docs is
the coresponding release not describing V4 as "experimental".
(I have repos with index files > 40MiB (!) which will shrink to
approx. 20MiB with V4 so using V4 would be an interessting option for me.)


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