[llvm-dev] git question about disk space

Mehdi AMINI via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Dec 20 23:11:14 PST 2019

On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 1:15 PM Bagel via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>

> On 12/19/19 2:22 PM, Tom Stellard wrote:
> > On 12/19/2019 12:17 PM, Bagel via llvm-dev wrote:
> >> If one has a free github account and clones the llvm-project repo into
> their account, what is the impact on their disk quota?  The llvm-project is
> huge but if one only changes a few files, does all the rest count against
> their quota or is some copy-on-write mechanism sharing the disk space
> amongst all cloners?
> >>
> >
> > I don't think GitHub has disk quotas:
> >
> >
> https://help.github.com/en/github/managing-large-files/what-is-my-disk-quota
> >
> > -Tomm
> But what about this quote from that page:
> --
> We recommend repositories be kept under 1GB each. Repositories have a hard
> limit of 100GB. If you reach 75GB you'll receive a warning from Git in
> your
> terminal when you push. This limit is easy to stay within if large files
> are
> kept out of the repository. If your repository exceeds 1GB, you might
> receive a
> polite email from GitHub Support requesting that you reduce the size of
> the
> repository to bring it back down.
> In addition, we place a strict limit of files exceeding 100 MB in size.
> --
> Perhaps they don't enforce this?  Maybe things are different for non-free
> accounts.

This seems to me to be limits *per repository*, not a global limit on your
The LLVM repo is <1GB at the moment.

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