[haiku-development] Re: VOTE: Git or Mercurial (hg) as Haiku's new source control tool

  • From: Niels Sascha Reedijk <niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 15:40:14 +0200

2011/5/14 Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>:
> On Sat, 14 May 2011 15:16:42 +0200 (MEST) "Axel Dörfler" 
> <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In any case, someone should file a bug in Git's bug tracker that
>> lightweight tags aren't really that lightweight.
>
> Well, they are stored as individual files and I suspect there are good 
> reasons to do that (likely because that fits best with git's architecture). I 
> don't think anyone will change that. It's even documented for the user where 
> the tags are stored (in .git/refs/tags/). Since some operations require 
> reading in all tags, the performance penalty is inevitable I suppose.
>
> I guess what we really would want is a new ultralightweight tag feature, 
> implemented as a single-file name -> hash map.

Keira-Knightley-tags (or Calista-Flockhart-tags for old-time's sake)

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