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Re: Speeding up blame

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-10 20:24:15 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 06:35, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
>>OK. Should I use the svn_delta_editor_t mechanism for this new function.
>>It would be used in a somewhat unusual way it seems, since
>>apply_text_delta would be called many times on the same file.
>If we're using the editor implementation, it would have to be done as a
>series of independent edits, or we'd be abusing the editor contracts. I
>would only recommend taking this route if we foresee extending this
>function to handle directories as well as files, and I haven't thought
>through the ramifications of that (nor have I identified a use case for
The case for blaming a directory is the same as the case for diffing a
directory -- to see who added which file when. A directiry diff would of
course show how the directory changed through history. We sort of show
that in a diff, but the format is not exactly readable. But we'v had
long discussions about a generalized patch format, anyway...

-- Brane

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