On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 01:03:26AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> So I just made a commit that touched four files in all six active
> branches, and I see:
> $ git push
> Counting objects: 172, done.
> Compressing objects: 100% (89/89), done.
> Writing objects: 100% (89/89), 17.07 KiB, done.
> Total 89 (delta 80), reused 0 (delta 0)
> To ssh://git(at)gitmaster(dot)postgresql(dot)org/postgresql.git
> 35a3def..8a6eb2e REL8_1_STABLE -> REL8_1_STABLE
> cfb6ac6..b0e2092 REL8_2_STABLE -> REL8_2_STABLE
> 301a822..0d45e8c REL8_3_STABLE -> REL8_3_STABLE
> 61f8618..6bd3753 REL8_4_STABLE -> REL8_4_STABLE
> 09425f8..0a85bb2 REL9_0_STABLE -> REL9_0_STABLE
> c0b5fac..225f0aa master -> master
> Now I realize that in addition to the four files there's a "tree" object
> and a "commit" object, but that still only adds up to 36 objects that
> should be created in this transaction. How does it get to 172? And
> then where do the 89 and 80 numbers come from?
IIRC, each directory also counts as an object. So if you change a file
in a/b/c/d you get 5 commit objects, one for the file and four for the
What the delta is for I don't know. Perhaps some of the diffs were the
same between branches and these got merged?
Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org> http://svana.org/kleptog/
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> when hate for people other than your own comes first.
> - Charles de Gaulle
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