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Re: caching proxies and SVN network perf

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_savonarola.red-bean.com>
Date: 2000-10-24 01:02:49 CEST

> Let's consider the case where SourceForge uses SVN for the projects. SF is
> located in California. Now, let's turn to the European developers trying to
> get stuff out of SF. What should they do? Point their SVN client at a
> caching proxy located in Europe. John checks out some GNOME project, which
> loads it into the cache. (note: versions are immutable, so the cache will
> hold onto that particular version until the cache's FIFO strategy tosses the
> file out; it won't ever expire) Now, Jane comes along and checks out the
> same project. Hey! She gets it directly from the cache. No cross-atlantic
> checkout. Of course, caching proxies at business network edges also provide
> the same benefits.

Will existing implementations HTTP proxies correctly cache SVN
traffic? It's going to take some thinking for me to comprehend that.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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