Re: Mercurial 0.4b vs git patchbomb benchmark

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 12:09:34 EST

On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, Matt Mackall wrote:
> That's because no one paid attention until I posted performance
> numbers comparing it to git! Mercurial's goals are:
> - to scale to the kernel development process
> - to do clone/pull style development
> - to be efficient in CPU, memory, bandwidth, and disk space
> for all the common SCM operations
> - to have strong repo integrity

Ok, sounds good. Have you looked at how it scales over time, ie what
happens with files that have a lot of delta's?

Let's see how these things work out..

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