On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:10 AM, Jay Soffian <jaysoff...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 9:35 AM, Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> When 1c192f3 (gc --aggressive: make it really aggressive - 2007-12-06)
>> made --depth=250 the default value, it didn't really explain the
>> reason behind, especially the pros and cons of --depth=250.
>> An old mail from Linus below explains it at length. Long story short,
>> --depth=250 is a disk saver and a performance killer. Not everybody
>> agrees on that aggressiveness. Let the user configure it.
> Suggestion to link to the email discussion(s) on gmane in the Documentation
> or at least the commit message?

If you mean the discussion back in 2007, there is a fake header
"Gmane-URL" in Linus' mail in the commit message.
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