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Hi Git Experts,
We have been exploring various ways to improve git cloning time, one among them is using bitmap which is suppose to save time "counting objects". but i have problem creating bitmap since the repository contains 100's of pack files. the bitmap file is not created when i use "git gc".
I have the following entries in my .gitconfig.
packSizeLimit = 10m
writebitmaps = on
writeBitmapHashCache = on
If i just dont use "packSizeLimit = 10m", then bitmap is created just by running git gc
Can you please make me understand ?, What i understood is that the bitmap is created when there is a single pack file, but if i split it into multiple pack file, the bitmap generation fails with the warning
"warning: disabling bitmap writing, as some objects are not being packed".