Am 12.02.2014 04:43, schrieb Duy Nguyen:
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 9:02 AM, Robin H. Johnson <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 05:54:51PM -0800,  Stefan Zager wrote:
>>> We in the chromium project have a keen interest in adding threading to
>>> git in the pursuit of performance for lengthy operations (checkout,
>>> status, blame, ...).  Our motivation comes from hitting some
>>> performance walls when working with repositories the size of chromium
>>> and blink:
>> +1 from Gentoo on performance improvements for large repos.
>> The main repository in the ongoing Git migration project looks to be in
>> the 1.5GB range (and for those that want to propose splitting it up, we
>> have explored that option and found it lacking), with very deep history
>> (but no branches of note, and very few tags).
> From v1.9 shallow clone should work for all push/pull/clone... so
> history depth does not matter (on the client side). As for
> gentoo-x86's large worktree, using index v4 and avoid full-tree
> operations (e.g. "status .", not "status"..) should make all
> operations reasonably fast. I plan to make "status" fast even without
> path limiting with the help of inotify, but that's not going to be
> finished soon. Did I miss anything else?

Regarding git-status on msysgit, enable core.preloadindex and core.fscache (as 

There's no inotify on Windows, and I gave up using ReadDirectoryChangesW to 
keep fscache up to date, as it _may_ report DOS file names (e.g. C:\PROGRA~1 
instead of C:\Program Files).
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