Re: Subversion presentation at Silicon Valley Linux Users Group
Jon Stevens <email@example.com> writes:
> on 4/6/01 12:01 PM, "Karl Fogel" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > The #1 message I'd say we got out of it is that quite a few people
> > want distributed repository functionality. Not 1.0, obviously, but
> > it's something people are hungry for.
> Do you think this need might be a result of cvs being too slow for people to
> use in a truly distributed fashion because of all of the network stuff it
> has to deal with?
> In other words, is it feasible to consider that because Subversion generates
> less network i/o that the need for distributed repositories will become less
> and less over time?
Red Hat has an office in the UK which frequently does work on a
repository served from California. Certainly Subversion's improved
network usage will help in some cases, but I think having a read-only
cache of the repo --- perhaps one that actively watched for and
downloaded commits from the master repo, to reduce first-request
latency --- on their office LAN would still make a big difference to
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:28 2006
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