Re: pack file object size question
- Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:36:38 -0500
- From: Farhan Khan <khanzf@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: pack file object size question
On Sun, Dec 16, 2018 at 5:15 PM Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Farhan Khan wrote:
> > I am trying to write an implementation of "git index-pack" and having
> > a bit of trouble with understanding the ".pack" format. Specifically,
> > I am having trouble figuring out the boundary between two objects in
> > the pack file.
> Have you seen Documentation/technical/pack-format.txt? If so, do you
> have ideas for improving it?
Yes, I have. I think the issue is, the compressed object has a fixed
size and git inflates it, then moves on to the next object. I am
trying to figure out how where it identifies the size of the object.
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