VCS comparison table

Nicolas Pitre nico at
Thu Oct 26 18:24:44 BST 2006

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, David Lang wrote:

> On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> > The pack index is actually limited to 32-bits meaning it can cope with
> > packs no larger than 4G.
> the offset within a pack for the starting location of an object cannot be
> larger then 4G.

To be more exact, yes.  But I don't think we'll ever consider use 
scenarios with packs > 4G with the current index format.  There is 
simply no point.


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