On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 01:25:45AM +0300, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> I use cvsup to maintain a full local copy of the CVS
> repo. I then use plain cvs to check out different branches
> of src from it. The problem is while cvsup only takes a
> minute each time I run it, cvs takes several times more.
> 
> I run cvsup with "-gs" and cvs with "-rR" flags. Should
> I run a local cvsupd server or is there another way to
> speed things up? I only need the repo and the branches
> in read-only mode.

I guess cvs is slower because it needs to check for local diffs
before/while merging in changes.  By contrast cvsup will just blow
away any changes you have made.

There's probably not much you can do apart from not checking out full
trees unless you really need them.

Kris

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