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Re: Question regarding svn_ra_do_update()

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2006-11-16 14:51:38 CET

On 11/16/06, Ph. Marek <philipp.marek@bmlv.gv.at> wrote:
> On Thursday 16 November 2006 08:05, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > On 11/16/06, Ph. Marek <philipp.marek@bmlv.gv.at> wrote:
> > > BTW: is the data of a property deltified or stored as-is?
> >
> > Property lists are deltified just like file contents.
> Only the list (eg. svn:special is same), or *data* of a property?
>

The file system treats the contents of a file as a 'blob of bytes',
and it also treats the entire property-list as a 'blob of bytes'.
Blobs of bytes are versioned and compressed using the xdelta binary
delta algorithm.

So the entire property-list is compressed, not just property values.

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