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Re: [TSVN] increase cache duration for network drives

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-11-19 17:20:56 CET

Brad Langhorst wrote:
> I like the icon overlays... but they're particularly slow on networked
> drives.
>
> Would you accept a patch that increases cache duration/size for
> directories on networked drives? It would effectively require the user
> to manually refresh - i think it's a fine trade off for making browsing
> quicker over the network.
> Would that be a difficult change?

Increasing the duration of the cache is easy. But have you considered
what that means for memory consumption? I mean the longer the cache
exists, the more data it has to store. And for big working copies this
can easily go in the megabyte range.

Stefan

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