[cvsnt] Force commit
Michael.Wojcik at microfocus.com
Wed Dec 13 18:34:46 GMT 2006
> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org
> [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of Glen Starrett
> Sent: Wednesday, 13 December, 2006 12:15
> To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org
> Subject: Re: [cvsnt] Force commit
> Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
> > Try working with a server where the connection is not so good: slow
> > high latency.
> The other side of the coin is that bandwidth is (relatively)
> cheap now.
Bandwidth does nothing to address actual channel latency, which is often
far more of an impediment to using CVS remotely.
I work in the US, and my primary CVS server is in the UK. Bandwidth is
not a problem, except occasionally for very large checkouts (eg when
pulling an entire new module that contains lots of large binary files) -
and then there's always something else I can do while I'm waiting.
Latency, on the other hand, makes actions such as diffing a lot of files
take much longer - and in my experience those are much more common than
bandwidth-bound actions, and also more likely to affect whatever I want
to do in the foreground.
It's not enough of an issue for me to warrant remediation, but it could
well be for others.
Principal Software Systems Developer, Micro Focus
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