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Re: Speeding up workspace

From: Ruslan Sivak <russ_at_vshift.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 20:10:09 -0500

Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>
> 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
I haven't been following up on 1.6. What features should we be
expecting? Would any of them be as useful as a usable workspace?

Personally, I've just recently moved to 1.5. Before that I believe we
were on 1.4 for what seems like forever. Serious merging issues have
just been worked out with 1.5 ( in the 1.5.5 releases).

Are there really that many new features that are coming down the
pipeline that it's time for a 1.6 release and a 1.7 down the road?

Personally, other then a bit of whacky merging, I'm fairly happy with
the feature set of SVN as it stands now, but would love for it not to be
so SLOW...

It makes it really difficult to conform to any sort of best practices
when updates and merges take several minutes each (especially when
you're on normal speed drives and it can take up to 10 minutes for an
update, and probably much longer for a merge)/

Russ

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