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From: Junio C Hamano <>
To: Jeff King <>
Cc: Jonathan Tan <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fetch-pack: write fetched refs to .promisor
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019 10:13:24 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Jeff King's message of "Thu, 5 Sep 2019 03:01:53 -0400")

Jeff King <> writes:

> But I wonder if it would make sense to keep a cache of these "cut
> points" in the partial clone. That's potentially smaller than the
> complete set of objects (especially for tree-based partial cloning), and
> it seems clear we're willing to store it in memory anyway.

That sounds in line with how "shallow" gives us cut points in the
history, but then would we end up listing a handful of cut-point
objects for each and every commit in the history?  That still may be
a lot cheaper than computing the same set of cut-point objects every
time, though.

> And if we do that, would the .promisor file for a pack be a good place
> to store it?
> -Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2019-09-05 17:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-26 21:47 [PATCH] fetch-pack: write fetched refs to .promisor Jonathan Tan
2019-08-27 20:27 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-08-27 21:50   ` Jonathan Tan
2019-09-05  7:01 ` Jeff King
2019-09-05 17:13   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2019-09-05 17:59     ` Jeff King
2019-09-05 18:39   ` Jonathan Tan
2019-10-02 16:03     ` Jeff King
2019-10-14 22:27 ` Josh Steadmon
2019-10-14 23:56   ` Jonathan Tan
2019-10-15  0:12 ` [PATCH v2] " Jonathan Tan
2019-10-15 19:40   ` Josh Steadmon

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