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From Nathan Hartman <hartman.nat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backward or forward deltas, backend, FSX
Date Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:01:51 GMT
On Feb 15, 2018, at 4:11 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> 
> P├ęter wrote on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:47 +0100:
> I'm not sure why you say "at least" 17 deltas.  The default value of
> max-linear-deltification (see fsfs.conf) is 16, meaning that no fulltext
> will require 17 delta applications to produce.
> 

Does this mean that when checking out HEAD from a repository with a large number of commits,
the oldest revision it must access is HEAD - 16? In other words, is a compressed full text
stored every 16 revisions?

Nathan Hartman 
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