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Re: Version caching

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 11:14:43 -0500

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 09:54, Kevin Connor Arpe <kevinarpe_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a question about version caching.  I am using the latest
> (stable) version on both Linux and WinSlows.
> As I understand Subversion, once a version is committed, basically it
> can never changed.  A version is written in stone.
> If that is true, I was hoping Subversion could cache each versioned
> copy that it downloads.  Currently, it seems running "log", "diff",
> and "merge" takes quite some time (I am very far away from my
> Subversion server at work... half the world.)
> Is there an add-on or option I can use to ask Subversion to never
> throw away a version it sees?  That way if I run "log" or "merge" or
> "diff" against an older version I have seen before... poof!  it is
> immediately available.
> I thought about mirroring the server in read-only mode, but I really
> just want a local cache for versions that I might be looking at.

It sounds like you'd be happier with a DVCS like git or Mercurial.
Subversion only caches logs on the client.
Received on 2010-11-21 17:16:02 CET

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