Re: [PATCH] Fix delta integer overflows
- Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 08:25:23 +0200
- From: Martin Koegler <martin.koegler@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix delta integer overflows
On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 06:44:16PM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Having said that, I am a bit curious how you came to this patch.
> Was the issue found by code inspection, or did you actually have a
> real life use case to raise the core.bigFileThreshold configuration
> to a value above 4GB?
Real life use - tracking changes in larger files.
Raising the limit above 4GB suddenly resulted in a broken pack files in the repository and
aborts of various git commands.
Data is still recoverable with all size sanity checks disabled.