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Re: Auto-gc in the background can take a long time to be put in the background




Hi Mike,

On Tue, 26 Mar 2019, Mike Hommey wrote:

> Recently, I've noticed that whenever the auto-gc message shows up about
> being spawned in the background, it still takes a while for git to
> return to the shell.
>
> I've finally looked at what it was stuck on, and it's
> `git reflog expire --all` taking more than 30s. I guess the question is
> whether there's a reason this shouldn't run in the background? Another
> is whether there's something that makes this slower than it should be.

Thanks for tracking this down. I hit this problem yesterday and was too
busy with other things to dig into it.

Thank you!
Dscho