Does Bazaar acrete garbage
robertc at robertcollins.net
Thu Sep 4 07:47:25 BST 2008
On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 07:39 +0100, Russel Winder wrote:
> Another question I know I should already know the answer to but...
> Does Bazaar accrete garbage over time?
If you run 'uncommit', or delete an unmerged branch from a shared
repository, then yes. Otherwise, generally speaking, no.
> As any Git user knows it behoves one to run "git gc" from time to
> since Git accretes garbage. In many situations doing the garbage
> collect can halve the disk space used. Does Bazaar suffer the same
> effect as Git? If it does what is the official policy for getting rid
> of garbage?
We intend to have a gc command at some future point, to handle cleanups
after uncommit, or branch deletion. When its written I intend to try and
ensure it is rarely needed - I don't think users should have to worry
about such details on a regular basis.
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