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Re: [PATCH] expose svn_repos_replay via the RA API, Take 2

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2005-11-17 02:02:59 CET

On 11/16/05, Greg Hudson <ghudson@mit.edu> wrote:
> I don't quite understand what you're getting at here. We could
> implement update in terms of this new svn_repos_replay API, but it would
> mean having to download the entire Subversion repository in order to
> check out the head revision, and that would be too inefficient.
>
> Our schema is structured so that it's efficient to compare two trees in
> such a way as to update a working copy, but I'm not sure if it's
> efficient (or even necessarily well-defined) to combine multiple revs
> into what looks like a single commit.

We must be disconnected. How can it possibly not be well-defined to
compose deltas?

(I don't mean to soak up people's time further here. The burden is on
me to show that something cool can be done, and I don't have time at
the moment to pull that together.)

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