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Re: Beginnings of python script for annotate

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-08-13 22:26:27 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:

>Daniel Berlin <dberlin@dberlin.org> writes:
>>Does all that one needs, except that it's slow.
>>The reason it's slow is because it uses python's difflib to do the diffs
>>(I verified this is the large part of the current slowness.
>>On gdb's dwarf2read.c, where we have a few revisions (8, i think) of the
>>actual file, and 700 revisions of the repository (that's all i felt like
>>importing),not doing the diffs takes 3 seconds, doing them takes 20
>Python's difflib re-implements diff, instead of driving a diff
>subprocess. Maybe these numbers would be somewhat better if we were
>calling out to a subprocess, though Greg points out that the degree of
>improvement would be system-dependent.
>You know what I'm thinking? This might be best solved with C program
>that uses Sander's internal diff library...

No, it would be best solved by a Python script that uses the SVN
bindings to drive Sander's diff library from libsvn_delta. :-)

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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