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Re: Subversion Performance Benchmark

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2002-09-24 20:45:37 CEST

On Tue, 2002-09-24 at 14:32, Brandon Ehle wrote:
> >Still, this is pretty dumb when we're using ra_local. Not sure what the
> >best fix is.

> Won't this also be a problem when you are connected over a LAN as well?

Let's not be prejudiced against WANs; I can get from my office to points
in Virginia at 100Mbps, I believe.

Generally speaking, Subversion can't really guess whether bandwidth or
CPU speed is the best thing to optimize for. In general, CPU speed gets
cheaper faster, so it's nice that Subversion optimizes for bandwidth,
but that's not always right. We could add a config option for "never
diff on commit", perhaps. (There's a similar issue for updates; we'd
either have to make that a config option on the server, or allow the
client to request plaintext updates.)

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