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Re: is the proof in the pudding?

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 02:33:14PM -0400, Jed Davis wrote:
 > > But also note that successfully converting the repository to *any* of
 > > the changeset-based systems would be a big step forward.
 > I'm working on that; the lamentations yesterday drove me over the edge,
 > and now I have a little program that takes RCS files and bins the
 > changes by date into disk files.  Thus, only a single RCS file is kept
 > in memory at a time (and even this could be reduced, but there's little
 > point).  This takes a half hour for all of src on my little fileserver
 > (where, with four spindles and a 1 GHz VIA C3, it is not CPU-bound).

Neat. I'd been thinking about trying something like that, only at the
current rate of pressing things I have to do I'd have gotten to trying
it sometime in November. If then. :-/

 > I'll let this escape once it gets to be more like something that could
 > actually be used.

Keep us posted...

David A. Holland

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