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Re: Revision number in source, exported

From: Jamax <codemonkey49_at_earthlink.net>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2008 18:16:44 -0400 (GMT-04:00)

So this information cannot be put in the entries files? They are being opened twice for every folder in the working copy anyway during an svn update.

-----Original Message-----
>From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
>Sent: May 1, 2008 4:36 PM
>To: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
>Cc: Jamax <codemonkey49_at_earthlink.net>, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>, dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: Revision number in source, exported
>
>Maybe if he had started out asking, "why haven't you done this yet?"
>rather than angrily {accusing us of ignoring users, telling us that
>our response was "bunk", demanding we fix the problem, telling us he
>doesn't like svn}. No insults were leveled at specific people, but
>the overall tone was one of disrespect and entitlement, which doesn't
>win friends.
>
>The reason we haven't done it over 5 years was simply a performance
>issue. We didn't want to take the performance hit. During 'svn
>update', the server tells the client exactly which files to open and
>modify. If we had a bunch of random files sitting in the working copy
>that needed $HEAD$ to be changed, we'd either have to (1) crawl the
>entire working copy at the end of every update to find them, which
>would be insanely slow, or (2) implement a centralized metadata store
>to track all the files that need the substitution. (2) is far more
>sane, but it involves a rewrite of the working-copy code... and that's
>in the plans over the next few months. Perhaps we can add this
>feature to our wc-ng designdoc.
>
>
>
>On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 3:11 PM, David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 9:37 AM, Jamax <codemonkey49_at_earthlink.net> wrote:
>> >
>> > Since you asked me to fix this problem for you,
>>
>> Actually, you asked me to fix this problem for you.
>>
>> --dave
>>
>> --
>> David Glasser | glasser@davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
>>
>>
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