[darcs-users] Darcs 2.4 - performance testing volunteers needed

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Wed Dec 23 10:00:33 UTC 2009

On Tue, 22 Dec 2009, Nathan Gray wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 06:01:27PM -0800, Jason Dagit wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Nathan Gray <kolibrie at graystudios.org> wrote:
>>> I would also like to see darcs1 in the comparison.  We have not
>>> upgraded yet because we have large repos.  It would be nice to
>>> know if darcs 2.4 is fast enough compared to darcs1 for us to
>>> consider upgrading.
>> Which is more important to helping you make the decision:
>> 1) darcs 1.x binary vs. darcs 2.4 binary on a darcs-1 formatted repo; OR
>> 2) darcs 2.4 binary comparing darcs-1 format speed to darcs-2 format speed?
> Currently we are running darcs 1.x on a darcs-1 format repo.  We
> would like to upgrade to darcs 2.x and convert to a darcs-2 format repo.

BTW, you can convert to the hashed repo format without changing the patch 
format to darcs-2 ; that'll maintain interopability with version 1 repos. 
Apart from conflict handling, I wouldn't expect any speed differences 
between darcs-1 and darcs-2 patch formats.


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