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Re: svn commits: r33357, r33358

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 00:18:10 +0200 (Jerusalem Standard Time)

> > If .svn is absent, we can ignore the error and fall back to scanning the
> > filesystem. If all it stores is the wc root location, we won't have lost
> > anything.
>
> scanning the filesystem is not an option for larger repositories, svn
> update, status etc already take 20 mins for some of my repositories,
> i'm really hoping that we can resolve this with wc-ng
>

These operations scan downwards (scan all of a dir's children). Finding
the wc root (even in current libsvn_wc) requires scanning *upwards* --
scanning all of a dir's parents. The cost is proportional to the number
of path components you use.

Daniel

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