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Re: svn log --ignore-properties option

From: Patrick Sawyer <patrick.sawyer_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:59:54 +0100

I believe this improvement request stems from the fact that Medtronic (the
customer) did a massive commit (to a very large change-set) setting the
properties of ~300k files.

This has caused significant performance issues especially with svn log.
There reasoning was if they could ignore properties this would help combat
these performance issues.

Does this make sense?


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On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 2:19 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 02:02:41PM +0100, Patrick Sawyer wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Just so I can update the customer what is the consensus on this
> improvement
> > and will this be raised into your issue tracker? Thanks
> I assume you are talking about log when used with the --diff option?
> I cannot think of any other scenario where this requests makes sense.
> When I added the --diff option to 'svn log', I deliberately hard-coded
> many of the available diff options to avoid growing 'svn log --diff' into
> a full-blown complex replacement for 'svn diff'. I'm saying this to
> explain why the --ignore-properties option exists for 'svn diff' but
> not for 'svn log --diff' right now.
> However, it is fairly easy to add more diff-related options to
> 'svn log --diff'. And in my opinion it's worth doing so in cases
> where there is demand from users. So please go ahead and file an issue.
> Then we can wait to see if somebody wants to submit a patch for this.
> It's a good simple task for new contributors to tackle.

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