[RFC] Improving Speed of "hg status" with Largefiles

Dirkjan Ochtman dirkjan at ochtman.nl
Wed Oct 5 06:25:26 CDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 12:49, Na'Tosha Bard <natosha at unity3d.com> wrote:
> Not only is this annoying in a general sense, it also has a big hit on the
> ability to use GUI tools because some (for example, SourceTree on OS X) rely
> heavily on "hg status" to determine what to display to the user.  For
> usability purposes, we need to speed this up significantly.  Could we
> perhaps rely on last date modified + timestamp or similar for determining
> whether we should actually re-calculate the SHA1 of a given largefile?
> What's the best way to speed this up?

Have a look at what the dirstate currently does for normal files?



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