Re: Scalability of OSTree

On tor, 2015-12-03 at 15:21 -0800, Jasper St. Pierre wrote:
Interesting. There are other issues with the summary file for us (all
branches being public), and we expect to scale significantly in the
future, so having an ever-growing file the client has to download
isn't particularly appealing.

Is there anything the summary file does that couldn't be better
approached through per-branch files in the repo itself?

Well, the main point of a summary file is that it gives you a way to
enumerate all branches on a dumb http server. I don't actually know why
we need to read the summary file at all if you pull only a single named

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