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Git on nfs is outrageously slow

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It is so slow that i started hating git (for wrong reasons)i'm sure there is a way out, please help me to make my git faster.

posted Jul 31, 2013 by Jagan Mishra

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You can make a local clone of your git repository and use the nfs git repository to push your changes to. This way you get to work with git with normal speed and only when pushing, there is a speed penalty. Otherwise, you could try to configure nfs so that it caches access to the file. Note that AFAIK nfs might cause problems when you access the same file simultaneously with several users because it does not support locking a file.

answer Jul 31, 2013 by Mandeep Sehgal
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