Today, Florian Weimer <fw@...> wrote:
>> I tried to get it working, but couldn't. My time and patience for
>> software with no error reporting is limited at the moment, so I
>> probably won't try again for a few weeks.
> Uh-oh. I must admit I haven't tried to install it myself.
I'm sure there is a way, I just haven't found it yet.
>> BTW, I found that the http backend (at least on 1.3.2) works with
>> git-clone --reference, too, so I don't think that the gitd is
>> necessary at all. (phew) (:
> You need to be very careful, then, in the way you layout the packs.
> Otherwise you end up downloading a huge pack just because you need a
> few commit objects in it. (The GIT daemon generates suitable packs
> on the fly, IIRC, so it's not affected by this issue.)
Right. At the moment, there is only one pack, which leads to a huge
initial download; I hear the recommended pack size is 5MB; we'll see
how this will work out. As I said before, it's experimental, so I'll
Andreas Fuchs, (http://|im:asf@...>, antifuchs