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Re: The small commit problem

From: Glenn A. Thompson <gthompson_at_cdr.net>
Date: 2003-07-29 21:30:35 CEST


cmpilato@collab.net wrote:

>Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
>>Thus a Subversion repository doesn't handle "small" commits
>>particularly well, there is a sort of threshold on the minimum size
>>for each commit. This could explain why we are getting reports that
>>CVS repositories convert to much larger Subversion repositories.
>>Does that sound plausible? If it does I wonder what we could do to
>>change it: make the nodes less expensive, or use some sort of "diffy"
>>directory storage, or...
>We explicitly disabled diffy directory storage because of the time
>costs of undeltifying those things. That said, this cost might not be
>so great these days (with skip-deltas and delta combiners).
So all directories are stored as full text?
I couldn't find where the distinction is made in the deltify code.
Please help me out here.

gat (aka clueless)

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