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Re: Binary transfer on update

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 14:29:43 -0500

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 14:17, dolot <dsouthern_at_lesco-logistics.com> wrote:
> Today I did an update on a 3meg access 2003 database.  The update
> screen said it only transferred 2K of data in three seconds.  However,
> the change to the .mdb file was clearly there on my system.
> So how does svn do it?  Does it just transfer the part of the file
> that changed and do some sort of binary merge?  Or is the part about
> only 2K of data being transferred not right?
> I'm puzzled.  :)

Subversion only transfers diffs over the wire, and uses a fairly
efficient binary diffing algorithm.


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