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Re: export, checkout, commit performance

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2006-03-17 23:16:19 CET

Malcolm Rowe writes:
> On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 03:28:03PM +0100, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > We need to be careful with compatibility with
> > WCs created before 2003-02-13, though, but you should be able to use
> > the length of the checksum string to detect if it is base64
> > encoded.
>
> This is r4374, yes? I know that wc's are long-lived, but do we _really_
> need to be able to read wc's that haven't been updated in the last
> three years, since 0.17.x? (Or am I wrong in thinking we'll rewrite
> the checksum whenever we rewrite the entries file?)
>

Well, since the function we're talking about requires a write lock,
and that will have upgraded the WC to format version 6, which in turn
will have rewritten the entries file, I conclude that you're right.
Dropping that compat hack now.

Thanks,
//Peter

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