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Re: Should mod_dav_svn/ra_dav support svndiff1? (was: Re: Should 'svnadmin dump --deltas' write svndiff1 diffs?)

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-02-10 15:14:33 CET

Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> Though that does make me wonder: did we gain any benefit from making
> ra_dav support svndiff1 diffs in the transport, when the whole stream
> is almost certainly going to be compressed? Or did we actually make
> things worse?

[...]

> I feel like I might be missing something here; feel free to slap me down
> if I've made some mindblowingly stupid assumption (e.g. "Not all httpd
> servers run with compression enabled, you insensitive clod!" :-)).

Well, couldn't the choice of svndiff0 or svndiff1 take into account
whether or not wire compression is available? Can mod_dav_svn know that
at the time the deltas are generated?

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Fri Feb 10 15:19:46 2006

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