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Re: performance: http[s] vs svn+ssh

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-15 17:14:35 CET

> > Did you enable compression in the clients' configuration files? (~/.subversion/)
> >
> > If you did all that, you'll still see a (big) difference between the
> > http: and the svn: protocols: http is stateless and therefore needs
> > more and bigger requests than the statefull svn protocol.
> >
> I use authz, so "SVNPathAuthz Off" is not an option.
> I never noticed the compression option. If I set it in the client
> config, do I need the deflate filter in the httpd config? Also,
> looking at mod_deflate docs, it looks like the directive is
> "SetOutputFilter DEFLATE"

Sorry about that. I answered from memory. Yes, you'll need the
compression setting on both the client and the server. SVNPathAuthz
costs a *lot* of extra processing time, so, that's where you're
loosing the performance which you could have won back.

> I'll try this out.

Let us know what you find.



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