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Re: reftable [v6]: new ref storage format




On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 11:27 AM, Stefan Beller <sbeller@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 6:47 PM, Shawn Pearce <spearce@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 6th iteration of the reftable storage format.
>>
>> You can read a rendered version of this here:
>> https://googlers.googlesource.com/sop/jgit/+/reftable/Documentation/technical/reftable.md
>>
>> The index may be organized into a multi-level index, where ...
>> which may in turn point to either index blocks (3rd level) or ref blocks (leaf level).
>
> So we allow 3 levels at most?

No, its just an example. Large ref sets with small block size need 4
levels. Or more.

> The file format structure marks the indexes '?', should that be
> rather '*' to indicate there can be more than one index block?

Will fix in the next respin of the document, thanks.