Jeff King <> writes:

> On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 06:47:47AM +0700, Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy wrote:
>> This delta_stack array can grow to any length depending on the actual
>> delta chain, but we forget to free it. Normally it does not matter
>> because we use small_delta_stack[] from stack and small_delta_stack
>> can hold 64-delta chains, more than standard --depth=50 in pack-objects.
>> Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <>
>> ---
>>  Found when trying to see if making some objects loose at this phase
>>  could help git-blame and how many objects will be loosened. Gotta go
>>  soon, didn't really test it, but I bet it'll work.
> This looks correct to me.

This comes from abe601bb, right?  The change looks correct to me, too.

> For fun, I measured "git fsck" on linux.git via massif. The peak memory
> usage dropped from 368MB to 306MB. That's probably an extreme case
> because it's a big repo and was packed with "--aggressive", but it's
> still a nice improvement.

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