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Re: faster client pre-1.0: neon prefetching, multithreading

From: Colin Watson <cjwatson_at_flatline.org.uk>
Date: 2003-02-12 01:53:11 CET

On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 08:31:30PM +0100, Branko ?ibej wrote:
> Greg Hudson wrote:
> >It's not total nonsense; it's a space versus time issue. If we're
> >spending 10% of import time in vdelta(), then eliminating checkout and
> >import deltas will only speed up imports by about 10%, and at some cost
> >in bandwidth. And computers will get faster more quickly than bandwidth
> >will get cheaper.
> Oh, but I think mod_deflate can do better than vdelta as far as
> compression is concerned (well, slightly better); of course, ra_svn
> doesn't have its mod_deflate; hm, perhaps we should just use zlib with
> ra_svn, to get comparable throughput?

If you're tunnelling over ssh, you can always use its built-in
compression (which is just gzip deflate, I think).

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]
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