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From Vincent Lefevre <>
Subject Re: svnserve takes too much memory for "svn blame"
Date Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:13:27 GMT
On 2016-07-27 17:36:14 +0200, Bert Huijben wrote:
> 'svn blame' downloads all versions of the file (via binary diffs between the
> revisions that contain actual changes), so the number of lines in the file
> is not a number that really relates to what the server has to do.
> The number of relevant revisions is far more interesting... as is how much
> really changed in the file.

There are 1831 revisions. But once a diff has been sent, I suppose
that it doesn't need to be in the server's memory any longer.

For each new revision, not much is changed in the file: just some
added lines (20 in average), and 1 or 2 modified lines in general
(always the same ones).

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