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authorBrian Downing <bdowning@lavos.net>2007-07-12 12:55:52 (GMT)
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Add documentation for --window-memory, pack.windowMemory
Signed-off-by: Brian Downing <bdowning@lavos.net> Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@cam.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -85,6 +85,17 @@ base-name::
times to get to the necessary object.
The default value for --window is 10 and --depth is 50.
+--window-memory=[N]::
+ This option provides an additional limit on top of `--window`;
+ the window size will dynamically scale down so as to not take
+ up more than N bytes in memory. This is useful in
+ repositories with a mix of large and small objects to not run
+ out of memory with a large window, but still be able to take
+ advantage of the large window for the smaller objects. The
+ size can be suffixed with "k", "m", or "g".
+ `--window-memory=0` makes memory usage unlimited, which is the
+ default.
+
--max-pack-size=<n>::
Maximum size of each output packfile, expressed in MiB.
If specified, multiple packfiles may be created.