git-pack-objects: create a packed object representation.
This is kind of like a tar-ball for a set of objects, ready to be shipped off to another end. Alternatively, you could use is as a packed representation of the object database directly, if you changed "read_sha1_file()" to read these kinds of packs. The latter is partiularly useful to generate a "packed history", ie you could pack up your old history efficiently, but still have it available (at a performance hit, of course). I haven't actually written an unpacker yet, so the end result has not been verified in any way yet. I obviously always write bug-free code, so it just has to work, no?
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