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Re: svn commit: r1139766 - /subversion/trunk/subversion/svn/main.c

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 14:53:37 +0200

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 01:42:43PM +0100, Philip Martin wrote:
> It's difficult to get the wording right because we don't know enough
> about the relative performance. Should we be indicating any preference
> for one over the other? Using "might" can be interpreted as upgrade
> being preferred and that there is a small chance that it will be slow.
> For all we know upgrade is usually slower and there is only a small
> chance that it is faster.
> If we know nothing about a working copy, apart from it being unmodified,
> and nothing about the local machine, the server or the network, do we
> recommend upgrade or checkout? I don't know.

Maybe we should tell people that they should only use update if
they have local mods, and perform a checkout otherwise.
This rule of thumb is probably going to yield the best overall results.

Working copy size definitely is a factor here.
I remember earlier measurements that suggested upgrade performance
was linear to WC size. But I don't think that matches what I've observed.
Received on 2011-06-27 14:54:18 CEST

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