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Re: [Subclipse-dev] subclipse 1.7: why is it then now merge->block revision seems to need to download the whole revision?

From: jcompagner <jcompagner_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:16:31 +0200

ahh ok then that's what i am seeing now.
A bit annoying because many times when i do block version it is
because that was a big binary dump (an eclipse target or plugins that
we compile against) on a branch that i don't need on trunk. (or
another branch)
But i was correct in seeing that it now takes way more time to do it
with those kind of commits.
I can live with it, (just need to be sure that i am at home or at a
place with a fast Internet connection :) )

The other new feature "Reduced subtree mergeinfo changes" is paying
back the lost time big time..
I still have a few co workers that sometimes do merge on file only,
instead of root. Even after i told them quite a few times how to do
it!!
so how many times i also have deleted the svn:merge property on
specific files or dirs.... and committed that with a merge from my
self, i lost count..
But i guess that should be all over now!

johan

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 16:07, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 9:57 AM, jcompagner <jcompagner_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Was that also in 1.6? I can't remember that
>>
>> But now if i do block revision of a quite a large commit it has to
>> download many megabytes of that commit first.
>> Why is that? Can't it just add that revision it to the properties??
>> Because thats the only thing it is really changed
>>
>
> I assume you know it is the Subversion code doing this, so nothing we can do
> about it regardless.
> There were changes in --record-only merges made in 1.7:
> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7.html#merge-tracking-enhancements
> I believe that --record-only used to only record the revision you were
> recording.  Now it also looks if that revision did any merges and also
> applies the mergeinfo from that revision.  So that must be the traffic you
> are seeing.  See:
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2009-09/0520.shtml
>
> --
> Thanks
>
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
>

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