From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-31 14:47:18
David A. Greene wrote:
> I know this is rather late in the game but it's only recently that I've
> had extensive experience with Subversion.
> My experience has not been good. I've found that Subversion scales very
> poorly, which makes me nervous about moving a large project like Boost
> into it. I've had situations where's it's taken hours and sometimes days
> perform checkouts. And this is with the most recent version.
> I've also encountered issues with Subversion's interaction with http
> The bottom line is that svn over http and https is very, very broken.
> (My comment about no problems with other svn repositories probably has
> to do with the fact that those other repositories are much smaller than
If I understand correctly, no other LLVM developer has this problem, right?
Then, it suggests either some particular flakiness in your network
environment, or your svn client is somehow broken.
And there are many projects larger than LLVM that don't have any
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