groupcompress+chk some more permutations

John Szakmeister john at
Fri Mar 6 14:22:17 GMT 2009

On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 AM, John Arbash Meinel
<john at> wrote:
> So at least in theory "time bzr branch" would
> be just about as fast as a plain checkout from subversion. (I don't know
> if it compresses the fulltexts it sends, but it can't delta since you
> haven't gotten a checkout yet.)

IIRC, Subversion does compute a delta by self-compressing the
fulltexts as it is sending it over the wire.  It works quite well.


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