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Re: A simple (?) suggestion from a svn fan :)

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-02-25 21:00:35 CET

SteveKing wrote:

>Just a thought:
>- gunzip such compressed xml-files to a temp file, use that for
> the subversion client. AFAIK the berkeley db uses compression
> itself to store the files in the repository so there wouldn't be any
> space wasted 'cause of that.
Are you sure about that? BDB does key compression, but that's an
entirely different species of animal -- it's adaptive compression of
sequences of keys with the same prefix. I haven't seen anything either
in the BDB docs or the sources that would indicate actual compression of

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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Received on Tue Feb 25 21:01:39 2003

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