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SubjectRe: Git pull on linux-next tree shows "Performing inexact rename detection"
On 03/09/2012 08:28 PM, Prasanna Kumar T S M wrote:
> Doing "git pull" on linux-next tree always shows "Performing inexact
> rename detection" for a very long time (more than a hour and going). It
> also uses more than 1.5GB of RAM (out of 2GB RAM) in my system. Not able
> to do any thing when this is happening - even maximising a window takes
> 2 minutes once such a situation is reached. I am killing the command
> with a Ctrl + C as I am not able to do any work.
>
> What is the reason for this? What it does internally? Is there any way
> to circumvent this? I don't want to clone linux-next again (that seems
> to be the worst case solution).
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The first Google search result gave me this:
http://git.661346.n2.nabble.com/Merging-limitations-after-directory-renames-interesting-test-repo-td6041103.html

While long and pretty technical, it will shed some light, I believe.
Good luck.

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