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Re: [RFC] A libsvn_wc properties optimisation

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-11-09 01:15:48 CET

Barry Scott wrote:

>
> On Nov 6, 2004, at 17:56, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>
>> [ snip; about properties files ]
>>
>>> The win is that you only have to do a file open on one file rather then
>>> lots of files/directory. I'm sure that parsing one file is far faster
>>> then open
>>> 10 files. The file sizes are trivial. I have 1856 bytes for 54 files in
>>> my repo for example.
>>
>>
>> If merge tracking is going to use properties, then filesizes may grow
>> well beyond trivial.
>
>
> Since I read all props of a directory frequently, every few seconds
> when clicking
> around in a UI I still win over the current implementation. I would
> rather see things
> slow down as the parsing of the file becomes a problem rather then the
> current
> very slow performance.

Not just the parsing of the file, but the memory usage in the client. -1
to any solution that causes us to keep megs of data in memory just
because one file has a large property value.

-- Brane

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