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Re: [PATCH] Re: Flushing directory log accumulator during pool cleanup (Re: svn commit: r23342 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc)

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-06 02:16:55 CET

On 11/5/07, Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> wrote:
> "David Glasser" <glasser@davidglasser.net> writes:
> > On 11/5/07, Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> wrote:
> >>
> >> Your alternate implementation sounds much better: as I understand it
> >> your proposed patch means that if a large update is interrupted there
> >> could be lots of log "files" in memory corresponding to megabytes of
> >> downloaded data and effectively all this data would be lost.
> >
> > That's true.
> >
> > On the other hand, if you're interrupting an operation, do you really
> > want megabytes worth of work to be done before the process finishes?
> I think yes. As I understand it the log files are mainly about moving
> stuff into place from the tmp directory and updating the entries file,
> that's relatively quick compared to downloading large amounts of data.

Hmm. I'll believe you speed-wise (though there are a bunch of things
that modify entries files), but if I'm trying to kill something
doesn't that mean I want it to stop, and not keep doing more things?


David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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