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RE: svn log speed

From: Dave Rodgman <Dave.Rodgman_at_arm.com>
Date: 2005-06-09 15:00:06 CEST

 

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>From: Mark Phippard [mailto:MarkP@softlanding.com]
>Sent: 09 June 2005 13:47
>To: Dave Rodgman
>Cc: dev@subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: svn log speed
>
>"Dave Rodgman" <Dave.Rodgman@arm.com> wrote on 06/09/2005 08:41:39 AM:
>
>> It's previously come up (see below for links) that svn log
>has to do a
>> lot of authorization checking, particularly if there happens to be a
>> revision in which a large number of files are touched. (This is
>> because the log exposes the paths of all files changed in these
>> revisions, and so it checks to make sure the user is
>authorised to see
>> the fact that certain files changed).
>>
>> The result for me is that on one test repository (running on svn 1.2
>> server with fsfs backend), doing svn log takes about 3:40
>over apache,
>> but 20s over file:// (to skip authorization).
>
>Have you tried this yet?
>
>http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch06s04.html#svn-ch-6-sect-4.4.3

Yes; this disables authorisation completely, which isn't acceptable for
me.
I need good access control, but I'm willing to live with a tiny bit of
leaked meta-information in the logs.

Dave

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>Mark
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