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Re: Slow performance using http:// vs. svn://

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-04 18:15:18 CEST

On 4/4/07, Kenneth Porter <shiva@sewingwitch.com> wrote:
> --On Wednesday, April 04, 2007 6:38 AM -0700 John Waycott
> <javajohn@cox.net> wrote:
>
> > Make sure you enable compression on the Apache server. Turning it on
> > significantly improved checkout times for our setup.
>
> Do you mean mod_deflate?
>
> <http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/mod_deflate.html>
>
> I hadn't realized that could be combined with Subversion (or DAV). I
> thought Subversion was already compressing the traffic.
>
> It looks like mod_deflate also handles compressed input, so one could in
> principle speed up commits with this.

Subversion does compress the file data it sends across the wire, but
mod_deflate also allows the HTTP traffic to be compressed. Sometimes
it will speed things up sometimes it will not.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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