Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· r4vi

Speed up pushing to Github

ssh -N &

In your shell to keep a persistent connection to Github open in the background so every time you push it doesn't need to go through they key exchange handshake

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Interesting. Does it work only with github, or it can be used with any git server, e.g. bitbucket?

over 1 year ago ·

@rabovik it'll work with anything that uses ssh as a transport for git, I think bitbucket would work fine

over 1 year ago ·

didn't cause an apparent speed increase for me, am I doing it wrong?

over 1 year ago ·