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Re: Would a proxy cache be worthwhile to improve checkout performance?

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-10-06 21:18:00 CEST

John Waycott <jwaycott@cox.net> wrote on 10/06/2005 10:51:33 AM:

> We are running subversion with repositories in the US and development
> offices scattered throughout the world. I'm getting a lot of complaints
> about slow performance, and there is a lot of pressure to move the
> repositories to the remote offices. I'd rather keep the repository
> centralized because of our security requirements and to simplify
> administration.
> One possibility to improve the times is to install squid in the remote
> offices to cache the data. I remember reading a message back in
> September from Ben that this may not make much difference because of the

> way Subversion gets the data. Can anyone with exprieence using squid and

> Subversion shed some kight on this? I don't want to install it and find
> out it makes no difference.

I recall someone posting recently that you cannot just use Squid as a
proxy with Subversion. I think someone was working on some kind of
solution though.

Couldn't you just post some zipped working copies on their internal
servers that they use as a starting point? They could just unzip the
working copy and run svn up to get up to date.


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