[PATCH] guess default branch from HEAD

larsh at hjemli.net larsh at hjemli.net
Thu Jul 21 12:34:30 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 10:13:54AM +0000, chris wrote:
>  <larsh at ...> writes:
> > On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 09:35:42AM +0000, chris wrote:
> > > Should guess_defbranch() be called here instead of hard-coding "master"?
> > 
> > I don't think so, due to performance concerns (as explained earlier in this
> > thread). It's a compromise, favoring performance over correctness.
> Well, it sounds like premature optimization to me.

That may be true.

> I wonder how much 
> performance impact that would really have, and if cgit's caching support doesn't 
> negate any potential issue on busy servers anyway.

I'll try to do some benchmarking with different
setups and post some numbers.


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