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Re: [PATCH 07/11] pack-objects: move in_pack out of struct object_entry

Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy  <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Instead of using 8 bytes (on 64 bit arch) to store a pointer to a
> pack. Use an index isntead since the number of packs should be
> relatively small.
> This limits the number of packs we can handle to 256 (still
> unreasonably high for a repo to work well). If you have more than 256
> packs, you'll need an older version of Git to repack first.

I can tell without looking at the rest of the thread that people had
reasonable objection against this stance ;-)  This will not fly well.