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Re: [Issue 4084] FSFS and BDB store large directories inefficiently

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 12:16:04 -0500

On 12/20/2011 11:54 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> Instead of continuing to envision incremental improvements to the various backends, why don't we just
>> blow the whole thing up and come up with a design which meets the needs of the "modern" Subversion
>> user? This isn't the place to propose such a design, obviously, but I think this type of issue would be
>> useful in the design of a future filesystem.
> What other needs would you like to see addressed?

Oh, wow. Floodgates opened.

Rename tracking; performant revprop query capabilities; real FS ACLs (which
follow their nodes); pluggable storage behind uniform business logic; better
support for batch operations; line-based delta information caching (for
blame); first class merge tracking support at the FS level; ...

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2011-12-20 18:16:56 CET

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