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Re: ideas to make svn update faster.

From: Thomas Zander <zander_at_kde.org>
Date: 2005-05-08 11:48:11 CEST

On Sunday 08 May 2005 01:12, Philip Martin wrote:
> Thomas Zander <zander@kde.org> writes:
> > On Saturday 07 May 2005 22:36, Philip Martin wrote:
> >> Thomas Zander <zander@kde.org> writes:
> >> > Or maybe I'm not following your 'non-recursive status' point above;
> >> > in that case please explain what you mean by that.
> >>
> >> As I understand it you propose to avoid storing the revision in a
> >> directory's entry file if the revision matches that of the parent. To
> >> get the revision TSVN is going to have to read all the entries files
> >> up to the root rather than just the the one for the directory in
> >> question.
> >
> > If it doesn't update recursively; then you are almost sure to have
> > different versions in the individual dirs as is; this won't change if
> > only changes to the parent are recorded, like I proposed.  So in
> > practice only one dir up will be read the first time; and a second time
> > only the current one.
> >
> > Right?
>
> You seem to be referring to update but I'm worried about status. If
> your idea to make update faster causes status to be slower then it's
> probably a non-starter.

I agree. Now; why would they be slower? I don't see _how_ they could be
slower, actually.
I have no problem with you questioning a new approach; but please don't just
hit me with arguments that have absolutely no backing in theory. Makes
conversing a lot easier here...

-- 
Thomas Zander

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