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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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    Rares Aioanei



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