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Re: Performance Question

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-10 16:02:06 CET

On Jan 10, 2005, at 8:58 AM, Hari Kodungallur wrote:

>> Why, because people are running 'svn checkout' every day? :-)
>> If so, you're doing something very odd. The normal usage is that you
>> check out a working copy once, then use it for months and months.
>> (And that's when you start seeing SVN speed advantages over CVS:
>> 'diff' and 'status' require no network access at all. It takes only 3
>> seconds to create a branch or tag, regardless of the size of your
>> tree.
>> When updating and committing, diffs are sent in both directions.)
> Currently, our daily/nightly build (not individual developers) does
> fresh checkout everyday. The repository is rather large and hence the
> concern.

That's still inefficient. The build system should run 'svn update' on
the same working copy every night. That's what most of the rest of us

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