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Re: We should add a "git gc --auto" after "git clone" due to commit graph

On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 3:23 PM Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Don't have time to patch this now, but thought I'd send a note / RFC
> about this.
> Now that we have the commit graph it's nice to be able to set
> e.g. core.commitGraph=true & gc.writeCommitGraph=true in ~/.gitconfig or
> /etc/gitconfig to apply them to all repos.
> But when I clone e.g. linux.git stuff like 'tag --contains' will be slow
> until whenever my first "gc" kicks in, which may be quite some time if
> I'm just using it passively.

Since you have core.hooksPath, you can already force gc (even in
detached mode) in post-checkout hook. I'm adding a new
"post-init-repo" hook to allow more customization right after clone or
init-db which may also be useful for other things than gc.