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Re: [PATCH] Replace vdelta with xdelta variant

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:54:35 +0000

On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 02:56:23PM +0100, Niels Werensteijn wrote:
> Malcolm Rowe schreef:
>> If I remember correctly, that would disadvantage pre-1.4 clients and
>> 'svnadmin dump --deltas', but would help in all other cases (in that
>> vdelta self-compression+zlib is almost guaranteed to be slower/bigger
>> than zlib alone).
> It would also probably grow the repository on disk. But it would be a small
> grow because it would almost only affect first time checkins and files
> growing over a 100kb boundary.
>

It shouldn't adversely affect the on-disk size if svndiff1 deltas are in
use (which is the default in 1.4.x and later). If anything, it should
improve the size (and speed of reading/writing).

Regards,
Malcolm

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