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Re: [TSVN] revision graph is slow

From: Patrick Oor <patrick.oor_at_philips.com>
Date: 2005-04-13 14:26:43 CEST

Stefan King wrote:
>Patrick Oor wrote:
>> I am involved in an evaluation of TortoiseSVN for our development group.

>> I like the revision graph functionality and I expect it to be of great
>> value to our group. At the same time, I have some concerns, namely:
>> 1) its performance is sometimes painfully slow
>> 2) the revision graph seems to stop at spaces or empty lines in the log
>> file, so that it can be incomplete.
>> My questions are 'am I the only one concerned about the revision graph's

>> performance?' (I have not found similar complaints in the mail archives)

>> and 'is there anybody in the community who is planning to take action on

>> improving the revision graph's performance?'
>The revision graph is a feature of TSVN, not Subversion. So the problem
>is that the Subversion server doesn't provide the information needed for
>that graph in a compact way. TSVN has to fetch _all_ log messages
>including the involved paths (the same information you get if you would
>show the log dialog for the repository root). Depending on how many
>revisions your repository has, this can take a while to load.
>Then, when TSVN has that information, it has to crawl those logs several
>times to create a linked list of copied items.

That is fair enough an answer. Does anybody know whether this issue has
been raised at the Subversion community?

Patrick Oor, Medical IT, Philips Medical Systems, Best, The Netherlands
e-mail: patrick.oor@philips.com, phone: +31 40 27 62980
Received on Wed Apr 13 14:28:29 2005

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