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Re: Enhancement suggestion...

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 09:59:53 -0400

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Philipp Marek
<philipp.marek_at_emerion.com> wrote:
> On Donnerstag, 26. März 2009, Mark Phippard wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> With the new rep-sharing feature we in theory do not store the file
>> multiple times in the repository.  So what if a client were to tell
>> the server what it was going to send, along with the checksums, and
>> the server were to reply, OK, send me this one, but not that one.  I
>> already have it?
>> I recall you were thinking of something similar in WC-NG for
>> checkout/update etc.  If the server is going to give the file it
>> already has in its cache, it could skip downloading it.
> I'd like to remind of the "fs-rep-sharing branch" discussion last year ...
>   http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2008-10/0853.shtml
> Just using the MD5 might not be enough to define files as "equal"; at least
> use SHA256 or something like that.

What's good enough for the repository storage, ought to be good enough
for this. I thought it was changed to SHA-1 or something anyway?

Mark Phippard
Received on 2009-03-26 15:00:12 CET

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