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Re: The minimum commint unit?

From: Olivier Sannier <obones_at_free.fr>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 15:47:33 +0100

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...


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