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Re: What's cooking in git.git (Nov 2018, #06; Wed, 21)

On Wed, Nov 21 2018, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> * jk/loose-object-cache (2018-11-13) 9 commits
>   (merged to 'next' on 2018-11-18 at 276691a21b)
>  + fetch-pack: drop custom loose object cache
>  + sha1-file: use loose object cache for quick existence check
>  + object-store: provide helpers for loose_objects_cache
>  + sha1-file: use an object_directory for the main object dir
>  + handle alternates paths the same as the main object dir
>  + sha1_file_name(): overwrite buffer instead of appending
>  + rename "alternate_object_database" to "object_directory"
>  + submodule--helper: prefer strip_suffix() to ends_with()
>  + fsck: do not reuse child_process structs
>  Code clean-up with optimization for the codepath that checks
>  (non-)existence of loose objects.
>  Will cook in 'next'.

I think as noted in
that we should hold off the [89]/9 of this series due to the performance
regressions this introduces in some cases (while fixing other cases).

I hadn't had time to follow up on that, and figured it could wait until
post-2.20 for a re-roll.