We have a long history in git (~11 years), for our build machines we've been using a shallow clone. Reading https://www.atlassian.com/blog/git/handle-big-repositories-git suggests that's the appropriate thing to do with Crucible as well. How do you actually do it? I don't see any options in the configuration menu.
Michael Walker provided an answer, it seems despite this being the recommended action for supporting large repositories, Crucible does not support shallow clones:
While it is possible for Fisheye/Crucible to set include/exclude paths for your git repo, it is not currently possible to configure it to utilize a shallow clone. Having said that, there are several steps you can take to increase the performance of Fisheye to help speed things along. Additionally, you are welcome to have a look at our Best Practices guides and our Improve Fisheye scan performance.
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