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Re: Efficiency of update after renames

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno_at_wolff.to>
Date: 2007-04-24 16:01:38 CEST

On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 14:33:09 +0200,
  Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo@mobsol.be> wrote:
> Quoting Bruno Wolff III <bruno@wolff.to>:
> > I recently noticed that updates after a rename of a large file are not
> > handled
> > very efficiently. Instead of using the local copy already present on my hard
> > drive, a new copy is downloaded from the server.
> >
> > I looked on the issue list and didn't see the issue listed.
> >
> > Is this a known issue? If so, can you tell me the issue number?
> >
> > If not, is this because the developers don't consider it to be an issue?
> > (i.e. I shouldn't bother creating an entry in the issue tracker for it.)
> This looks like a side effect of issue 898:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=898

While it is probably true that making rename a native operation would probably
fix the problem I was seeing, I suspect that a fix could be made for my probelm
using some hueristics to see if there is an existing copy around of a file when
doing an add, that would be less invasive.

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