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Re: Official Git mirror?

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Official Git mirror?
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 20:40:37 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> It seems that "nosmart" is used for compensating for servers with busy
>> CPUs
> No, it's used to compensate for overly "smart" server when there's no
> win in being smart, because you need to send everything anyway.

But then the plan is failing, because the timings I posted show that
"smart" wins over "nosmart" even when a weak server is servicing a
mighty client over a fast network.

> The "smart" part is for sending less data, which is not going to win
> for the initial checkout.

You said on the other post that cloning time is network-bound. So being
smart and sending less data would be better.


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