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Git clone is versy slow

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I have an issue with git clone in one of the build server , Receiving Objects : it shows in 300~500 Kib/s due to this clone time is more it will take more than 10 minute complete 100 MB git source .

Whereas in all the other build servers its working fine its faster it’s in MB line-height:115%;font-family: "Maiandra GD","sans-serif"">Git version 1.8.1.2 line-height:115%;font-family: "Maiandra GD","sans-serif"">

How to resolve this git clone tissue .

posted Jun 18, 2013 by anonymous

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I am using Git bash from version 1.8.3.msysgit.0, on a Windows 7x64 PC. I have an issue with executing git push if I have a post-receive script configured.
The content of the script is not really important, as if I have a script that contains only commented out lines (around 70 lines), my git push command is delayed with around 5 seconds.
I`ve tested the script on another PC and it is working fine. No delay at all. So there are some issues on my PC regarding how git processes remote scripts.
I took a wireshark trace with 2 scenarios on my PC:

 1. just execute `cat     
    post-receive` command in the git bash
 2. did a `real` git push

Results of the wireshark traces shows:

 1. Read AndX Request, FID: 0x228f, 1024 bytes at offset 0 (1024 bytes at time, always)
 2. Read AndX Request, FID: 0x21c9, 1 byte at offset 0 (1 byte, always)

Conclusion:
git push command reads the post-receive script in 1 byte chunks, which dramatically slows down the execution process.

If more information is required about my setup or configuration, I will provided it happily, but I think this 1 byte read is the main reason for the issue.

Has anyone seen something similar? Or have any clues what is going on?


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