Faster checkout times under Git
nominolo at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 12 04:33:53 EDT 2008
On 11 Aug 2008, at 23:15, Don Stewart wrote:
> Eric Mertens kindly did some experiments on the various git repos,
> and servers, and approaches to serving.
> * We're looking at >45 mins for a full history darcs get
> of ghc, over http, from darcs.haskell.org.
> * git clone of full ghc over http, from darcs.haskell.org,
> completes in
> the range of 6-7 minutes (roughly 150KiB/s)
> * git clone over git protocol, using github's bandwidth, completes
> in 2.1 minutes. (roughly 560KiB/s)
> So that indicates a significant improvment by switching to the git://
> server protocol. Can we get that on darcs.haskell.org?
> In general git is doing a good job here addressing slow 'darcs get '
> times, which are now way way down. This will make life easier for some
> of us.
> Mirroring automatically to github could also address some of our
> redundancy concerns.
I'm working on both issues with Ian and Paul. The current setup also
isn't friendly to incremental pulls over http. I'm working on it.
Push the envelope. Watch it bend.
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