On Donnerstag, 26. März 2009, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> With the new rep-sharing feature we in theory do not store the file
> multiple times in the repository. So what if a client were to tell
> the server what it was going to send, along with the checksums, and
> the server were to reply, OK, send me this one, but not that one. I
> already have it?
> I recall you were thinking of something similar in WC-NG for
> checkout/update etc. If the server is going to give the file it
> already has in its cache, it could skip downloading it.
I'd like to remind of the "fs-rep-sharing branch" discussion last year ...
Just using the MD5 might not be enough to define files as "equal"; at least
use SHA256 or something like that.
Received on 2009-03-26 14:58:38 CET