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Re: git copies of cvs modules available

Is there a git:// repo setup?  It's usually much faster than http://

On 10/19/09, Rhialto <> wrote:
> On Mon 19 Oct 2009 at 08:32:40 +1300, Lloyd Parkes wrote:
>> It keeps crashing my NetBSD/sparc64 5.0.1 box though. I run git from
>> devel/scmgit-base and sooner or later my system hangs or reboots while
>> git is running. It's really weird. I get some messages about running out
>> of vnodes, but increasing the maximum number of vnodes in the kernel by
>> an order of magnitude doesn't seem to help. I don't get crash dumps
>> either. Savecore complains about a "(null)" pointer.
> Git seems *very* resource-intensive on repositories this size.
> For testing, I run it on a machine with 512 MB memory, and with default
> resource limits it often runs out of file descriptors and/or memory. It
> also wants to compress the repository "for optimal efficiency" every
> second blink of an eye (or so it seems). Since this takes rather a lot
> of time and is very disk- and memory intensive (and hence fails more
> often than not), that doesn't appear to be efficient at all to me.
> -Olaf.
> --
> ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert    -- You author it, and I'll reader it.
> \X/ rhialto/at/      -- Cetero censeo "authored" delendum esse.

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