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Re: Speeding up workspace

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 16:18:08 -0600

On Feb 13, 2009, at 4:09 PM, Bob Archer wrote:

>
>>> I know, wait for 1.7... but I want it all... and I want it NOW!
>>
>> Patches welcome. :P
>>
>> -Hyrum
>
> I thought someone in this thread said he offered a patch to move to a
> single lock file per folder and was told they didn't want to put it
> into
> 1.6 and the it would be moot for 1.7?

(Sorry it took a while to respond...working on 1.6 release stuff.)

Bert did say he had a patch, and I also would be interested in seeing
it. However, this late in the 1.6 release cycle, somebody could swoop
in with a feature which made Subversion use 90% less disk, run 10
times faster, and boost your bank account by $10 million, and the
developers still wouldn't accept it. As developers, I'm sure most of
us here understand the rationale behind such behavior. In this
circumstance, it's really just a case of unfortunate timing.

The same problem which Bert claims to fix in his patch will be fixed
to a greater degree in a more robust way as part of WC-NG, due in
1.7. It's *that* work for which I'd welcome patches (and testers, and
early adopters, etc).

Thanks,
-Hyrum

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