DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2007-04
RE: comparing cvsup vs. rsync
It would be huge!
I actually meant to key each file, and version of each file with an integer, and store it out on disk, and store the metadata(checksums) in the DB for speed, but a lack of coffee prevented the conveyance of the full idea. ;-)
. ..Going away now to read up on git...
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> Sent: Thursday, 12 April 2007 9:12 AM
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> Subject: Re: comparing cvsup vs. rsync
> Nigel Weeks wrote:
> > Just having an idea about this...are there any files in the source tree
> that exceed 32kbytes?
> > What if a database solution were created to:
> > Contain every version of every file of every branch in a nicely indexed
> database table
> > The md5/sha256 of each entry mentioned above
> > 512 byte chunks of each file mentioned above in a nicely indexed table
> > The md5/sha256 of every 512 bytes of the above mentioned file.
> uh-ah. i guess that's for checkout, but still it seems very wrong. I
> mean, really. Uh, I can't stop shuddering. I just hope you are not
> serious :)
> and the database will be really huge...
> actually, it sounds like git, just worse.
> > File checkins could simply be a file upload, or a mime encoded fetch
> request, or an email message, or an ftp drop, or an scp copy, or an rsync
> file checkins right now are cvs checkins, and I guess that will stay for
> some time.
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