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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-05 17:33:44

At 02:17 PM 2/5/2005, Martin Wille wrote:
>Beman Dawes wrote:
>> ***** Serious Problem ***** The initial checkout seemed to be working
>> DSL connection pretty hard, so I started Task Manager and monitored
>> "bytes received". By the time the checkout finished, over 800 megabytes

>> had been received! I tried a completely fresh CVS checkout for
>> comparison; the received byte count was 12.5 megabytes. CVS uses
>> compression (although you have to remember to turn it on); I couldn't
>> find any mention of a compression option in the SVN docs, and a search
>> of RapidSVN menus didn't turn up any way to turn on compression. We
>> would need to solve this problem since 800 megabyte checkouts aren't
>> acceptable for dial-up users.
>800 MB is a lot more than Boost's size.
>Could it be you downloaded all revisions of Boost?

It is some problem with the RapidSVN client. The same download with
TortoiseSVN had a received byte count of 19 megs. More than CVS, but not
totally objectionable.


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