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Re: Another working copy library

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2007-01-28 15:08:34 CET

David Anderson wrote:
> I've been kicking the thought around for a while now, so I'll get it
> out here in the open.
>
> I think we all know about the "organic" growth of libsvn_wc. As more
> large projects like gcc or KDE adopt Subversion, they are starting to
> also run into scalability issues with the working copy library that
> cannot be resolved easily (not to mention companies that have groaned
> a little about this).

Yep, large source trees are definitely an issue; operations take a lot
more time in a large tree than in a small tree, even if the number of
changes in the small tree is larger.

> So, I want to break libsvn_wc.

+1!

[...]

> You're now all invited to shoot this idea down with sensible
> arguments. I will now go and make peace with myself while you assemble
> the firing squad :-). Oh, and I am willing to attempt to put
> changesets where my mouth is, this isn't a rant calling for someone
> else to do it.

Go for it!

Sander

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