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Re: svn log "hangs"

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-05 21:06:32 CET

On Nov 4, 2004, at 8:17 PM, Ray Johnson wrote:

>
> Just to show I'm not exaggerating - I timed the "svn log" for a file:
> it took 5 minutes and 2 seconds.
>
> The file in question had only 9 revisions.

Sure, but if each of those revisions changed 300 files, then apache
needs to verify the readability of 2700 paths!

> Seems to me like some optimizations could be made in mod_dav_svn. For
> example, if the path doesn't change in any of the revisions why is the
> security constantly rechecked?

It's not the one file that's being re-checked. It's *every changed
path* in *every revision* returned by 'svn log' that's being checked
for readability.

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