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Re: Performance comparison of svnrdump and svnsync

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 21:28:31 +0400

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 21:20, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought I recalled when svnrdump was first created that there were some
> timing comparisons made with svnsync that showed it to be faster at doing a
> full dump/sync of a remote repository.  When I test via HTTP:
> svnrdump dump http://server/repos | svnadmin load repos
> And compare this to an equivalent svnsync, I find that the times it takes to
> do this is essentially the same.  I then compared the HTTP access logs of
> the server and see that the two commands produce identical logs, so
> obviously there are not going to be big performance differences.
> Am I missing something?  I realize that svnrdump still fulfills a need, so I
> am not questioning the value of the tool.  Just questioning whether my
> results make sense.  As I see it, for this specific scenario, someone would
> be better off to still simply use svnsync for this purpose.
I made some performance optimizations in svnsync. Probably these
optimization also makes sense for svnrdump. Maybe this explains the

Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2011-08-17 19:29:23 CEST

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