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RE: Re: Re: Show file sizes in "Show Log" window and similar

From: Ralf Onat <kongomongo_at_gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 06:37:27 -0700 (PDT)

> >> Subversion doesn't store the size of each file as metadata, so to do
> >> this one would have to run svn cat against each file's URL for each
> >> revision & count the bytes. To do so would be extremely expensive.
> >
> > I guess it's unlikely that this change can be pushed into subversion then? What would be your guess?
>
> I would guess that it'd be a very hard argument to win. Such a feature
> would hammer disk & network (since you can't stream a diff to the
> client, each operation would require the full file) I/O & have the
> potential to be very easily abused.

Err. Sorry I was referring to *SUBVERSION* storing the file size within the metadata! So TSVN can just display the size without any additional overhead.

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