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Re: The minimum commint unit?

From: vichy <vichy.kuo_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 22:53:56 +0800

2009/2/5 Olivier Sannier <obones_at_free.fr>:
> vichy wrote:
>> 2009/2/5 Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com
>> <mailto:subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>>
>> On Feb 5, 2009, at 06:48, vichy wrote:
>> Dear all:
>> There is a comparison on the web which says the minimum commit
>> unit of svn is a line, while the minimum unit of VSS is file.
>> But I cannot feel this difference.
>> Is that true?
>> I don't know VSS.
>> In Subversion, a commit is any change, be that a line of a file,
>> many lines of many files, just adding a directory, just changing a
>> file's property, etc
>> Hi:
>> thanks for your help.
>> I use VSS and SVN right now.
>> But I cannot realize what the minimum commit unit means?
> I'm guessing the author means "the way a commit is stored"
> In this case, VSS stores the whole file each time a commit is made, while
> SVN stores only the diffs when a commit is made.
> As such, the "minimum" unit is the file for VSS and the line for SVN.
> But I'm only guessing here...
Thanks for your help.
According your explanation, the size of VSS finally will bigger than
SVN, since VSS record the whole file while SVN only record what line
changed in the database?
appreciate your help.


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