Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: rfc: why are we still distributing the portage tree via rsync?

2018-07-05 Thread Kent Fredric
On Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:55:32 +0200 Gerion Entrup wrote: > Would it possible to take the bare repo (< 600 MB) and only mount the latest > checkout (with fuse eg)? That would incur performance problems, because packed objects are stored as differences to other objects ( similar to how later

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: rfc: why are we still distributing the portage tree via rsync?

2018-07-05 Thread Gerion Entrup
Am Donnerstag, 5. Juli 2018, 14:03:36 CEST schrieb Martin Vaeth: > Matt Turner wrote: > > The ebuild tree is 600MB with rsync and cannot fit on the partition > > with git. > > > > I'd be happy to switch if the space requirements were similar. > > If one git repacks every few syncs one needs

[gentoo-dev] Re: rfc: why are we still distributing the portage tree via rsync?

2018-07-05 Thread Martin Vaeth
Matt Turner wrote: > The ebuild tree is 600MB with rsync and cannot fit on the partition > with git. > > I'd be happy to switch if the space requirements were similar. If one git repacks every few syncs one needs currently about 800 MB. With additionally squashfs (zstd) (+ overlayfs) the full