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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Some issues

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Some issues
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 17:14:09 +0100
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On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 06:11:15PM +0200, Matthieu Moy wrote:
> > The only thing it does is delta-compression. tla has no real use for
> > that. 
> If you have a 1MB binary file managed by arch, all revisions modifying
> even a single bit of this  file will contain the full binary. You will
> quickly end up with a 100Mb archive.
> You may  not find usefull  to reduce the  size of your archive  and of
> your changesets in this situation, but I do. 

That has got more or less nothing to do with the changeset format;
it's an optimisation that can, should, and likely will be done
externally to tla and without changing anything about the changesets.

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