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Re: best way to update large blobs in svn

From: Greg Thomas <thomasgd_at_omc.bt.co.uk>
Date: 2007-07-04 10:49:01 CEST

On Tue, 3 Jul 2007 09:53:15 -0300, Andreas Hasenack
<andreas@mandriva.com.br> wrote:

>On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 08:31:19AM +0100, Greg Thomas wrote:
>> On Mon, 2 Jul 2007 22:31:38 -0500, "Matt Sickler"
>> <crazyfordynamite@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >Maybe its best to rethink that "must be stored as a tar/bz2" requirement.
>> It might be better to store it as it's component files and a script to
>> generate the tar file.
>But my original question remains: is there a, let's say, "less worse"
>way to update binary blobs?

svn will only transfer differences. If your binary blob is similar to
the previous version (e.g. a .gz instead of a .bz2) you'll get a
better effect (less bandwidth & diskspace used).


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