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Re: Subversion & FAT failures

From: D.J. Heap <dj_at_shadyvale.net>
Date: 2005-06-25 23:31:24 CEST

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> Conclusion: We're currently broken for use on FAT.
> Question: What to do about it?
> Several possible answers:
> - Don't support FAT
> - Sleep an extra second for timestamps on Windows
> - Set timestamps to the last second which has already passed instead of the
> current one
> - (more?)
> bye,
> Erik.

I've never quite understood when exactly we have to sleep and why? It seems
like it's already a pretty nasty performance penalty for updates, isn't it?

If we do have to sleep an extra second, we should at least try to only do it
on FAT filesystems to avoid penalizing the more rational filesystems.


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Received on Sat Jun 25 23:32:14 2005

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