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Re: Tags and scalability (was Re: Enlightenment)

From: Ben Collins <bcollins_at_debian.org>
Date: 2002-09-28 00:20:11 CEST

On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 03:34:37PM -0500, Kirby C. Bohling wrote:
>
>
> On Fri, 2002-09-27 at 14:20, Ben Collins wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 12:02:52PM -0700, Kean Johnston wrote:
> > > > > Have you considered storing the text-base files compressed?
> > > > It would
> > > > > be pretty easy to implement - you've already got zlib in there - and
> > > > > save quite a bit of disk for only a small speed penalty.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > I like that idea. Plus, it only affects libsvn_wc.
> > >
> > > Not sure sure how "small" the speed penalty would be. It takes over 11
> > > minutes to compress the tarballs of the repository I am wanting to
> > > subvert
> > > (is that the right work for moving to subversion? :). 11 minutes is
> > > quite
> > > noticable.
> >
> > It's a one time 11minutes on checkout though. Not something that has to
> > happen with every command. And by far, decompression takes far less
> > time.
> >
>
>
> Is there some reason they don't use hardlinks?

If you modify a hardlink, it affects all references to it. That would be
kind of useless in this case.

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