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Make git faster in WSL2

Christoph Grabo
*mörb*
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For quite some time I wondered why my prompt was so slow in my Linux environments under WSL2. After some digging I finally figured it out: not only has my prompt tool an issue, but also in general the filesystem performance of WSL2 is not great.

On my blog I tell you the full story and provide you a solution on how to speed up git for you within WSL2.

I came not up with the fix, so I'm very grateful for the work of others. Writing it down and provide some explanations is my way of contributing back to the community.

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