|Re: [jgit-dev] JGit slow?|
On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Thomas Hallgren <thomas@xxxxxxx> wrote: > We are missing the local mode optimization. Doing it the way CGit does > it from Java will be difficult, CGit uses filesystem hardlinks to > efficiently copy object and pack files on the same filesystem. Java > doesn't support these. > > It does in Java 7, on filesystems that support it: > > http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/nio/file/Files.html#createLink(java.nio.file.Path,%20java.nio.file.Path) > > And Java 6 will reach EOL in two months according to Oracle: > http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/eol-135779.html > > Not saying that it should be abandoned but would moving to Java 7 in newer > releases of jgit be problematic? JGit still targets Java 5... :-) We might be able to step up to a minimum of 6 or 7 based on the minimum version of Java required to run the oldest Eclipse version EGit supports.
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