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Re: Binary transfer on update

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 16:32:50 -0500

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 16:07, dolot <dsouthern_at_lesco-logistics.com> wrote:
> On Dec 13, 2:29 pm, Andy Levy <andy.l..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Subversion only transfers diffs over the wire, and uses a fairly
>> efficient binary diffing algorithm.
>>
>
> That's interesting... I wonder how that works?  I mean, how does it
> compare the two different files with them being on different computers?

IIRC, the client tells the server "I have revision 123, give me the
latest", then the server responds with "I have revision 132 as the
latest, so here's what's changed from 123 to 132."

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