[darcs-users] Benchmarking "get"

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 23:50:56 UTC 2009

Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 02:49:52PM -0600, zooko wrote:
> 275656  camp
> 172464  darcs1
> 162020  darcs2
> 431632  git
> So all the darcs compressed and uncompressed repos are about the same
> size as each other. camp (uncompressed) sits in the middle. git is
> surprisingly (to me) large, but I don't know what it stores.

Does it go down if you run "git gc" (garbage collect)?

>From http://bugs.debian.org/483804:

    /etc$ sudo du -sh . .git
    45M     .
    40M     .git
    /etc$ sudo git gc --quiet
    /etc$ sudo du -sh . .git
    13M     .
    7.4M    .git

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