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Re: svn commit: r1415864 - /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_serf/update.c

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2012 15:41:53 +0100

On 01.12.2012 14:31, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> And, yes, that clearly could all be done in time for 1.8 without
> jeopardizing the timelines one tiny bit. =P

Eep ... :)

Another thing I've been thinking about is this: Why are we using SHA1
checksums on the server and on the wire for consistency checks when a
64-bit CRC would do the job just as well, and 15 times cheaper? And
banging my head against the wall for not thinking of this 10 years ago.

I can sort of understand the use of SHA1 as a content index for
client-side pristine files. On the server, however ... dunno. Maybe we
could design something akin to what the rsync protocol does, but for
repository-wide data storage. Could be quite tricky to achieve locality,
however.

There I go off on a tangent again.

-- Brane

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Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2012-12-01 15:42:29 CET

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