21 Aug 2002 afayolle   » (Master)

Narval
I've finally managed to setup a way of posting a daily snapshot of Narval's cvs on the ftp server. I had to use a ssh key with no passphrase to do this, but I don't think it iqs too bad, because this key is only authorised on the ftp server from machine inside the firewall. If anyone knows of a better way to do this, I'll be glad to hear of it.

xmldiff
When changes creep in that kill performance... We spent some time figuring out why xmldiff had slowed dow considerably. It turned out that a loop to find the index of a tuple in a list had been replaced by a call to the index() method of the list. This method uses == to compare elements whereas the original loop used is, which in our case is about 100 times faster.

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