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Re: svn edit

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 13:42:45 -0400

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 1:31 PM, Listman <listman_at_burble.net> wrote:
> On Oct 29, 2008, at 5:00 AM- Oct 29, 2008, Greg Stein wrote:
>> Cool. That would be around my expectation for our performance in
>> wc-ng: just a quick walk of the tree calling lstat(), looking for size
>> changes or timestamp changes.
>> Also, recall that I had planned to have a mode for 'svn stat' that
>> only looks at the metadata (adds, removes, etc), but without a crawl.
>> I didn't think a simple crawl would be so fast. I think, for now, that
>> I'm going to punt on the idea of a no-crawl status mode. No reason to
>> monkey up status with Yet Another Command Line Switch when it can go
>> this fast (and think about the typical case!).
>> And think about hot caches! My Macbook can "find . | wc -l" across
>> 170k files in just 5 seconds.
> you can't count on the cache being hot at all. i spend most of my time
> working on a compute server with several other coworkers, the kernel cache
> is shared amongst lots of apps, not just svn. i very rarely get lucky with
> hot cache svn status. this is the norm for all the companies i consult with
> in the silicon valley area.
> so greg, will i be able to start testing any of this when the 1.6 branch
> comes along? will most of your changes be in there by then?

The WC rewrite is not part of the 1.6 release. I think in another
email he suggested that trunk would hopefully start having some of
these changes in January.

Mark Phippard
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