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Re: [Linphone-developers] linphone-android: huge binary commit into git

From: Andrey Gursky
Subject: Re: [Linphone-developers] linphone-android: huge binary commit into git repository
Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2016 04:05:01 +0100

On Sat, 5 Mar 2016 03:53:55 +0100
Andrey Gursky <address@hidden> wrote:

> Dear Linphone developers,
> after updating my local linphone-android git repo I thought git had a
> problem, because the repository's metadata (.git) became twice as big
> as before (3. March). Looking further I noticed, that git was OK, but a
> huge binary (uncompressed audio res/raw/dont_wait_too_long.wav) has been
> commited into the repo. The size of 6+ years of accumulated source
> history has been doubled by only 1 commit. It seems not very rational.

du -sh .git
34M --> 63M

> Now imagine you'd have to adjust loudness of this audio. This will again
> make the repo metadata to grow by ~30 MB and so on. Could you
> reconsider this decision? Maybe you could quickly rewrite the history
> in order to get rid of only this particular commit? I know it's not
> recommended for public repos, but since not much time has been passed
> and I believe not many users have already synced their repos, it will
> not hurt so much.
> Thanks,
> Andrey

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