Excess data size for a single revision

Eli Zaretskii eliz at gnu.org
Mon Jan 23 11:55:31 UTC 2012


> Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:22:37 +0100
> From: John Arbash Meinel <john at arbash-meinel.com>
> CC: mbp at sourcefrog.net, bazaar at lists.canonical.com
> 
> > What am I looking for, though?  E.g., the .rix index corresponding
> > to the above pack has 35 revisions, while the corresponding .tix
> > file has 4088 texts.  Is the latter unusually large?
> 
> Averaged across a lot of histories (bzr, mysql, linux kernel, emacs I
> think), a good heuristic is <10 texts changed per commit. Above is
> averaging 100 texts changed per commit, or about 10x normal. So yes,
> it is larger than expected.

As I wrote earlier, only 7 files were changed and the diffs are less
than 200 lines.



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