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

From: John Waycott <javajohn_at_cox.net>
Date: 2007-04-06 16:00:15 CEST

Kenneth Porter 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.
>
Yes - for us enabling mod_deflate made https competitive with svnserve
when doing checkouts. It has no real effect on updates from what we can
tell. As has been stated by others, it may or may not help depending on
your situation. FWIW, we are running Apache 2.0.59 and SVN 1.4.0

-- John

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