size of repository with many branches, vs. git

Dov Feldstern dfeldstern at fastimap.com
Sun Mar 30 16:21:25 CDT 2008



Matt Mackall wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 22:03 +0200, Benoit Boissinot wrote:

>> Does tracking the branches in separate clones help ?
> 
> The quick way to answer this question is to do a clone -r of the two
> branches and sum up their sizes.
> 

Oh, wait, I should have stated this explicitly earlier: there are not 2, 
but about -25- branches in the repository. At any given time, at least 2 
are active, but all-in-all there are about 25...

I'll try to convert (from my local mercurial -> mercurial) with 
hg.clonebranches=1, that should test exactly what we want to, shouldn't it?


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