On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Nicolas Pitre <n...@fluxnic.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Sep 2013, Duy Nguyen wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 11:12 AM, Nicolas Pitre <n...@fluxnic.net> wrote:
>> > Many other bugs have now been fixed.  A git.git repository with packs
>> > version 4 appears to be functional and passes git-fsck --full --strict.
>> Yeah I was looking at the diff some minutes ago, saw changes in
>> pack-check.c and wondering if fsck was working. I'll add v4 support to
>> index-pack.
> Beware that the tree delta encoding has changed a little.  This saved up
> to 2% on some repos.

Thanks for the heads up.

> I'll probably change the encoding to incorporate the escape hatch
> for path and name references as discussed previously.
>> Waiting to see the new, v4-aware tree walker interface
>> with good "rev-list --all --objects" numbers from you.
> Well, unfortunately I've put more time than I really had available into
> this project lately.  I'm about to call for other people to take over it
> and pursue this work further.
> I really wanted to set the pack format direction since I've been toying
> with this for so many years.  Now the tool to convert a pack is there,
> and the read side is also there, proving that the format does work and
> the encoding and decoding code is functional and may serve as reference.
> So that's about the extent of what I can contribute at this point.
> I'll be happy to provide design assistance and code review comments of
> course.  But I won't be able to put the time to do the actual coding
> myself much longer.

You've done a great job in designing v4 and getting basic support in
place. I think you'll need to post your series again so Junio can pick
it up. Then we (at least I) will try to continue from there. I have
high hopes that this will not drop out like the spit-blob series.
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