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Re: svn versus cvs

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2004-11-16 12:51:12 CET

On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 09:51:41 +0100, Dave Neary <david@phenix.fr>

>Natalya Smirnov wrote:
>> Is SVN faster than CVS in terms of commits, checkout/ins...?
>No, but it's not much slower (that wasn't always the case) - in most
>cases you won't notice the difference. You chose the two operations
>which are slower though (check out/in).

I haven't updated to 1.1 yet, but one operation where svn is *much*
slower in 1.07 is "svn blame" (corresponding to "cvs annotate"). On a
project that's sitting at revision 32000 or so, it just isn't worth
waiting for that to complete: I suspect it's doing a linear search
through all the revisions.

I've seen somewhere that there were plans to improve this; did it
happen in 1.1?

Duncan Murdoch

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