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RE: Deltas?

From: Daniel Berlin <dan_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2002-03-10 20:56:01 CET

On Sun, 10 Mar 2002, Greg Hudson wrote:

> On Sun, 10 Mar 2002, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> > Right now, anything over the SVN stream chunk size is not deltified.
> >
> > The default chunk size is 100 * 1024 right now.
> > This will change when we have either a delta-combiner or skip deltas.
>
> I don't think we need a delta combiner or skip deltas to change this.

The reason its done is because getting old revisions is *way* too slow
otherwise.
I tried to retrieve revision 10 out of 1500 of a 1 meg changelog, and it
took >10 minutes

It's not memory, its the time required to apply so many large deltas, one
at a time.

--Dan

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