[Openmcl-devel] ccl 1.11 release and GitHub
rm at seid-online.de
Tue Feb 14 08:56:56 UTC 2017
On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 09:09:08AM +0100, Ralf Mattes wrote:
> > That means that repos containing binaries that change often will tend to grow in size very much faster than repos that contain only text.
> I think this is wrong. Change one whitespace in a text file and a new
> object is created (named by it's md5 sum. Commits pretty much only
> ppoint to a collection of md5 sums).
To be fair, that's only true until you run git's garbage collector (git
gc) which will create packfiles where files are stored as deltas (but
in reverse order, i.e. older versions are stored as deltas to the latest
Cheers, Ralf Mattes
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