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Re: More performance

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-15 05:24:38 CEST

On 9/14/05, Christopher Ness <chris@nesser.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 09:19 -0400, Paul Koning wrote:
> > Ben> I expect it will take almost as long to run 'svn update', 'svn
> > Ben> status', or 'svn commit'. These are all situations where you're
> > Ben> telling the client to do a walk over a gigantic working copy.
> >
> > That's depressing. If true, it would mean that Subversion across the
> > board is 3x slower than CVS.
>
> That blanket statement is not true. What does diff run as with local
> modifications in both CVS and SVN?
>
> Have you looked at the network usage of SVN vs. CVS? Checkouts should
> obviously be about the same, but other commands like update I would
> expect you to see a difference.
>
> How many developers do you know of that work on a project with > 70,000
> files and > 1.5Gb of code? I don't know of too many.
>

I would also like to add here the speed of branching. With a project
of this size, i would think there would be many branches and tags. For
a 70,000 file project the comparison would be: less than a second for
SVN vs. several minutes (if not hours) for CVS

-- 
rgds,
-Hari
SpikeSource Inc.
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