user/dev discussion of public-inbox itself
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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH] init: enable pack bitmaps by default
Date: Fri,  2 Sep 2016 02:04:46 +0000
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We want to encourage users to serve repositories.  So enable
bitmaps by default so performance suffers less with smart HTTP.
 script/public-inbox-init | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/script/public-inbox-init b/script/public-inbox-init
index 54d6ce4..739ec9e 100755
--- a/script/public-inbox-init
+++ b/script/public-inbox-init
@@ -63,6 +63,10 @@ my $pfx = "publicinbox.$name";
 my @x = (qw/git config/, "--file=$filename");
 $git_dir = abs_path($git_dir);
 x(qw(git init -q --bare), $git_dir);
+# set a reasonable default:
+x(qw/git config/, "--file=$git_dir/config", 'repack.writeBitmaps', 'true');
 foreach my $addr (@address) {
 	next if $seen{lc($addr)};
 	x(@x, "--add", "$pfx.address", $addr);

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