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Re: Revision Graph speed

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-06 19:50:44 CET

Yaakov wrote:
> As part of our evaluation of SVN we just converted our four+ year CVS
> repository to an SVN rep.
> Our converted rep is about 600mb and has 12015 revisions.
>
> Any time we try to get a revision graph for any file in any branch/tag/trunk
> it takes about 15-20 minutes!!
> to generate and display the graph. This is the case even if the selected
> file has been in existence only for the last
> revisions. The same request takes a few seconds in Wincvs.

Subversion is *not* CVS. And the revision graph is completely different
than the graph you see in CVS UI clients.

It doesn't matter for which file you chose to show the revision graph:
it's still required to fetch and analyze the whole log of that
repository (after all: you don't know where the file was copied from -
CVS doesn't know renames/moves/copies at all).

The revision graph is there for information purposes only. You should do
all your tasks from other dialogs.

Stefan

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