[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] source snapshots URLs for all repositories on the download page
Fri Mar 4 16:57:53 CET 2011
Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
>> I doubt the tarball is any smaller than what git clone would transfer.
> Why? Does the history goes over the wire compressed?
What did you expect?
> Downloading the tarball is considerably faster than cloning for me,
> ~/tmp $ time git clone -q git://git.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git
> real 0m29.432s
> user 0m9.430s
> sys 0m1.110s
> ~/tmp $ time wget -q http://ffmpeg.org/releases/ffmpeg-snapshot-git.tar.bz2
> real 0m6.659s
> user 0m0.060s
> sys 0m0.240s
Time is not everything:
$ git clone git://git.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git
Receiving objects: 100% (139572/139572), 28.38 MiB | 1.36 MiB/s, done.
$ wget http://ffmpeg.org/releases/ffmpeg-snapshot-git.tar.bz2
Length: 36453654 (35M) [application/x-bzip]
That's a difference of 7MB, or 25%, right there.
mans at mansr.com
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