[darcs-users] soc progress 3

Nathan Gray kolibrie at graystudios.org
Thu Jun 11 12:29:46 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 10:19:18AM +0200, Petr Rockai wrote:
> Nathan Gray <kolibrie at graystudios.org> writes:
> > On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 09:55:32AM +0200, Petr Rockai wrote:
> >> Moreover, I should start looking into getting us a new pristine format that I
> >> have promised in my application (the indexed working directory is, obviously,
> >> just a part of the whole deal).
> >
> > If I remember correctly, this has to do with setting up a subdirectory
> > structure for the files in the pristine cache, so the files are not
> > all in a single directory.
> Partially. It is also about packing up the many small files into bigger chunks,
> so http transfers are more efficient (ie. fewer roundtrips and less overhead).

Very good.

> > I am wondering if the same approach can be used with the patches
> > directory.
> Yes, we expect patches to use the same storage system as we have for pristine.


Thank you for all your work on this!


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