hg status slow

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Sat Sep 17 00:05:36 CDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 20:59 -0700, Eric Bloodworth wrote:

>   Adding this directory to .hgignore has no
> effect on the timing, but neither does using -X.

I'm not surprised by the former, but the latter does surprise me.

Have you used strace or something similar to see what files are actually
getting stat called on them?

In my tests, the .hgignore file has no effect on the number of stat
calls, while -X nukes all the ones I'd expect.


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