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Re: inotify, etc

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 16:24:45 -0400

Even without the edit cmd, the status command will be very fast. We
won't have to open multiple 'entries' files. Basically, just a bunch
of stat() calls.

That said, the idea of a monitoring daemon is really cool. Project for
post-WC-ng, me thinks.

On Oct 24, 2008, at 9:59, "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
wrote:

> Or, just wait for the working-copy rewrite (in progress now) to
> implement an 'svn edit' command. No more crawling the working copy at
> all.
>
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Harvey, Edward <Edward.Harvey_at_patni.com
> > wrote:
>> Has anybody considered the use of inotify (in linux) to improve the
>> performance of things like "svn st" ? In order to use it, I think
>> there would need to be a daemon of some sort, which constantly runs
>> and monitors specific directories. The daemon would be platform-
>> specific. The client would need to be aware the daemon was
>> running, so the client could ask the daemon for the answer instead
>> of walking the tree.
>>
>> I don't know the names, but I know there are equivalent concepts
>> available in Windows, Solaris, and OSX.
>>
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