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Re: Bytes Transferred Vs Actual File Size

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 09:42:42 +0200

On 23.10.2010 04:10, Benjamin Schwehn wrote:
>> A commit will only transfer what has changed. Unless you've
>> modified every single byte that has been checked out, then only a
>> portion will be transferred.
> One thing I just noticed today:
> I did two larger binary-file check-ins today and noticed that on the
> first check in, the checked in file was about 8MB, but the
> tortoisesvn GUI only showed about (can't remember exactly) 680kB of
> transferred data.
> I just now did a second check in of a 341MB file (highly compressed)
> and tortoisesvn says: 14.42MBytes transferred in 120 minute(s) and 36
> second(s).
> I think there may be something going wrong here? Version is 1.6.11 on
> Windows 7 x64.

As mentioned before: Subversion only transfers diffs, not whole files.
And then there's the compression servers usually have enabled which
means the diff that's transferred is compressed before it's sent to the
server (or received from it).


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