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Re: Wishlist for enhancements

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-04-02 02:00:12 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 13:11, SteveKing wrote:
>>- Also, svn_client_status() does a complete diff (if the filedates don't
>>match) to check if a file really changed.
>Actually, no, it only does this as a last resort. First it looks at
>timestamps, then it looks at filesizes. If *both* of those tests are
>inconclusive, it resorts to brute-force byte-for-byte comparison.
>This brute-force comparison shouldn't happen very often at all. When it
>does, it's a bad thing. Very, very slow.
But not as slow as a text diff that could tell you the number of changed
lines. :-)

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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