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Re: permanent solution for deltification problem (issue #1601)

From: Mukund <mukund_at_tessna.com>
Date: 2003-11-15 14:03:38 CET

On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 12:03:46AM -0600, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Our "solution" was to take deltification out of the internal commit
> process, make it available as the command 'svnadmin deltify', and
> recommend it in the 'hooks/post-commit.tmpl' file that appears in
> newly-created repositories. Further research by Mike Pilato confirmed
> that running deltification on each commit, at the time the commit
> happens, achieves better space savings than deltifying later.

Why does deltifying later achieve lesser space savings? Isn't the same
approach used, i.e., delta against committed contents?

-- 
Mukund
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