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From Doug Robinson <doug.robin...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: A verbose option to "svn update"?
Date Mon, 02 May 2016 12:44:43 GMT
Bert:

Thank you for the explanation.

Doug

On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 2:25 AM, Bert Huijben <bert@qqmail.nl> wrote:

> This may work for a system like CVS that does everything per file, but in
> case of Subversion this doesn’t really work. We check all files locally at
> the start  of the update, then send a report to the server to what exactly
> we have locally… and then the server only sends a binary-tree-diff of what
> has changed between revisions.
>
>
>
> So changing a really large file, could be a very tiny operation… or
> changing a small one a huge operation. The client would only know when the
> file is done (=the moment you see the notification now).
>
>
>
> The verbose information you want is not available on either the client or
> the server… just on the combination. And redesigning the protocol to expose
> it would only slow things down.
>
>
>
> What might help is looking at how much data is transferred, which some of
> our common GUI clients do. Exposing this on the console is hard. (We made
> some early prototypes some time ago, but non that we liked enough to
> release in ‘svn’)
>
>
>
> Bert
>
>
>
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>
>
>
> *From: *Doug Robinson <doug.robinson@wandisco.com>
> *Sent: *woensdag 27 april 2016 22:57
> *To: *users@subversion.apache.org
> *Subject: *A verbose option to "svn update"?
>
>
>
> Folks:
>
>
>
> A suggestion from one of our customers:
>
>
>
> I see that "svn update" does not have a -v (verbose) option either. That
> would be helpful, because verbose output of what svn update is doing file
> by file would help narrow in on what is going on much faster. Something
> like this:
>
>
>
> > svn -v update
>
> Updating '.':
>
> checking file1 ...
>
> checking bin/file2 ...
>
> U bin/file2
>
> fetching file3 ...
>
> A file3
>
> checking lib/file4 ...
>
>
>
> If something like the above was available, then users would see what svn
> was update while getting updates. I could have, for example, quickly seen
> it was stuck "checking file galaxy_ms_wroute_pg.v ..." the file the ended
> up being the issue in this case.
>
>
>
> In this case they found a problem with a large file by watching "ps"
> output.  But such a verbose option would enable much easier diagnostics.
>
>
>
> Even better, on slow links this could definitely help delay the end-user
> SIGINT because they thought something was "hung".
>
>
>
> Thoughts?  Is there already a better way?
>
>
>
> Thank you.
>
>
> Doug
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