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Re: Question regarding svn_ra_do_update()

From: Ph. Marek <philipp.marek_at_bmlv.gv.at>
Date: 2006-11-17 06:30:56 CET

On Thursday 16 November 2006 14:51, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> 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.
Thank you!

Regards,

Phil

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