[webkit-dev] Tip: Use 64-bit git binaries on Mac OS X

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Tue Dec 7 16:14:03 PST 2010

Can we evangelize the code.google.com project?
On Dec 7, 2010 4:04 PM, "Mihai Parparita" <mihaip at chromium.org> wrote:
> After complaining to a Linux-using friend for the n-th time that "git
> status" was much slower on my Snow Leopard machine than on his Linux
> box, I decided to look into why this is. As it turns out, most people
> get git binaries from http://code.google.com/p/git-osx-installer/,
> which are 32-bit. Switching to 64-bit binaries made git status go from
> 6.58s to 2.50s (mainly because this does fewer mmaps).
> You can download a 64-bit binary installer from
> or you can build it yourself (more details at
> Mihai
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