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Re: ra_serf in Windows binaries

From: <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 14:24:44 +0200

Quoting Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>:

> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 4:26 PM, Kenneth Porter <shiva_at_sewingwitch.com>
> wrote:
> > --On Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:55 PM -0400 Mark Phippard
> > <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Just run svn --version. It tells you everything you have available.
> >
> > Thanks. It looks like the 1.5.0 binaries available at this URL lack
> ra_serf.
> > I'd like to request that the 1.5.1 ones get serf support compiled in. (It's
> > my understanding that serf performs faster than neon, so I'd like to try
> > that out.)
> The CollabNet binaries include Serf.
> Unfortunately, you heard wrong. Serf is not faster. It's goal is to
> get "close enough" in speed to Neon to be a good alternative.

Some use cases are dramatically faster over serf than over neon. My preferred
example is svnsync, which was partly rewritten in 1.5 to take advantage of the
pipelining feature of ra_serf. Result: svnsync 1.5 is more than 3 times faster
over ra_serf than over ra_neon.


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