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Re: Slow "move" discourages refactoring.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-27 17:08:54 CET

On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 03:36, Kerim Borchaev wrote:
> Hello!
> Seemingly simple task like moving folders tree to another location
> is very hard with svn. What takes no time on usual file systems -
> with svn is heavily dependant on the size of moved directory
> contents. And it's /really/ discourages refactoring of repository
> structure.

I hope you're not running 'svn move wcpath1 wcpath2'. Because it's
*not* a move. It's a copy of the whole tree (schedule add), and
schedule-delete of the old tree.

Just run 'svn move URL1 URL2'. It's near instantaneous, and an O(1)

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