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Re: ViewSVN

From: Daniele Nicolodi <daniele_at_grinta.net>
Date: 2002-06-30 19:13:50 CEST

On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 05:51:01PM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:

> > If so this mean that ViewSVN will work only if the subversion server is
> > running on the same machine of viewsvn. In my opinion this is a bad think.
> > What about build viewsvn around of libsvn_repo, that is network trasparent,
> You mean libsvn_ra. libsvn_repos is a this wrapper around libsvn_fs, and is
> therefor also only useful on the same box as the repository.

Yes. I have recognised my mistake 5 seconds after i have sent my mail ...

> > so we can run viewsvn on a remote repository ?? Whate are the limitations
> > on code over libsvn_repo instead of libsvn_fs ??
> The downside of doing this through ra would be (IMHO):
> - speed problems
> - increased server load
> - increased network traffic

I don't see these problems. Subversion uses libsvn_ra_local on local
repositories so if the repo is on the same mascine then if you want
to run viewsvn on the same box there only a une more lib layer between
viewsvn and repository, instead if i want to run viewsvn on another
maschine i simply can do it.

> I don't really see the advantage of having ViewSVN work on remote
> repositories.

It could be a sort of load balancing.

> If you really don't want ViewSVN on the same box as your main svn
> server, you need repository replication... ;)

This is a interesting features anyhow ...


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