Git-plugin internal polling algo

Hi everyone,

I want to know the “git-plugin internal polling algo” and how does it work?

See the 2011 blog post from Kohsuke Kawaguchi that describes why polling is a bad idea

See the git plugin documentation where it describes polling, including:

There are also a number of bug reports related to polling that can provide more background, including:

The source code can also help you answer your questions, including the git plugin and the git client plugin. Specific implementation details of polling are covered in many of the automated tests of the git plugin.