On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 12:40 AM, Nicolas Pitre <n...@fluxnic.net> wrote:
> I think the pack v4 format and compatibility code is pretty stable now,
> and probably as optimal as it can reasonably be.
> @Junio: might be a good idea to refresh your pu branch again.
> Now the biggest problem to solve is the actual tree
> "deltification".  I don't have the time to spend on this otherwise very
> interesting problem (IMHO at least) so I'm sending this request for help
> in the hope that more people would be keen to contribute their computing
> skills to solve this challenge.

Just so we're clear as I'm involved a bit in packv4 series. I plan to
make the test suite fully pass, then add v4 support to git protocol.
After that I may look into adding multi-base tree support to
index-pack/unpack-objects, and only then either look into this
challenge or continue to add v4-aware tree walker to git. In short,
you you are intereted in Nico's challenge, go ahead, it will not
overlap with my work, at least in the next one or two months.
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