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Re: [RFC PATCH] index-pack: improve performance on NFS

On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 03:35:58PM -0700, Stefan Beller wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 3:27 PM Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > So yeah, that's the other thing I'm thinking about regarding having a
> > maximum loose cache size.
> tangent:
> This preloading/caching could be used for a more precise approach
> to decide when to gc instead of using some statistical sampling
> of objects/17, eventually.

Isn't it exactly the same thing? Ideally we'd break down the cache to
the directory level, so we could fill the cache list for "17" and ask
"how full are you". Or we could just readdir objects/17 ourselves. But
either way, it's the same amount of work.