Re: Mercurial 0.3 vs git benchmarks

From: Florian Weimer
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 10:03:24 EST

* H. Peter Anvin:

> While you're doing this anyway, you might want to make sure you enable
> -O +dir_index and run fsck -D.

Directory hashing has a negative impact on some applications (notably
tar and unpatched mutt on large Maildir folders). For git, it's a win
because hashing destroys locality anyway.
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