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From: Martin Fick <>
To: Ben Peart <>
Cc: 'Shawn Pearce' <>, 'git' <>,
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add support for downloading blobs on demand
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:05:32 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <2381666.1DSVtKRIH5@mfick1-lnx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <002501d2710b$af74c4d0$0e5e4e70$>

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 04:50:13 PM Ben Peart wrote:
> While large files can be a real problem, our biggest issue
> today is having a lot (millions!) of source files when
> any individual developer only needs a small percentage of
> them.  Git with 3+ million local files just doesn't
> perform well.

Honestly, this sounds like a problem better dealt with by 
using git subtree or git submodules, have you considered 


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  reply	other threads:[~2017-01-17 22:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-13 15:52 [RFC] Add support for downloading blobs on demand Ben Peart
2017-01-13 21:07 ` Shawn Pearce
2017-01-17 21:50   ` Ben Peart
2017-01-17 22:05     ` Martin Fick [this message]
2017-01-17 22:23       ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-18 18:27         ` Ben Peart
2017-01-17 18:42 ` Jeff King
2017-01-17 21:50   ` Ben Peart
2017-02-05 14:03     ` Christian Couder
2017-02-07 18:21       ` Ben Peart
2017-02-07 21:56         ` Jakub Narębski
2017-02-08  2:18           ` Ben Peart
2017-02-23 15:39         ` Ben Peart

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