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Re: Switching to Subversion

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: Switching to Subversion
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2006 22:49:58 +0100

On 11/12/06, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:

IIRC, TeXlive switched to it from a proprietary version control
system, and they experienced performance and/or bandwidth issues.

Performance issues could be related to having many files and so a big
working copy. Subversion 1.4.X includes a redesign of the WC's
metadata just to speed up these cases, so it'd be interesting to see
what release were they using.

We can always ask for a knowledgeable-if-not-totally-unbiased opinion
to Karl Fogel, who is (or was, a few months ago) reading this list :)


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