Friday, June 25, 2010

Slow git fetch, pull and push on Ubuntu 10.04

With our recent attempt at migrating to git, a lot of issues were expected and this post documents one of them.

Some of our developers installed Ubuntu 10.04 and they are experiencing slow remote operation specifically git fetch, pull and push. I first suspected an error in the git server setup using indefero but the other users on Ubuntu 9.04 did not have this problem.

Investigating further, I found that using ssh to connect to the git server was also slow which could be the cause of the problem. To find out what happens during ssh connection I did: