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Re: history of the tags (was: hitory of the tags)

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: history of the tags (was: hitory of the tags)
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 13:26:57 -0500

Donald Sharp wrote:

> The thing that really concerns me about this is that the history file
> can get quite large and will tend to grow much quicker now with these
> changes.  For instance we had a repository with a history
> file that was 118megs.  Parsing that took quite some time, and in the
> end we just removed the history file as that we didn't feel that it
> actually provided us with usefull information.

How long did it take to build a history file that big?  How big was the project?

I would have thought checkout records were overkill.  You know what might be
interesting in conjunction with this.  A config file string that took the same 
which can be passed to 'history -x' and filtered records *before* they were 
to the history file.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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