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From "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpil...@collab.net>
Subject Re: confusion about largefile support
Date Tue, 31 May 2005 22:01:38 GMT
Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> writes:

> On 5/31/05, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> wrote:
> > 
> > On May 31, 2005, at 11:49 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > >
> > > Funny, KDE is using fsfs, and I would have expected them to run
> > > into a >2GB revision file.
> > >
> > 
> > Well, whattya know.  Now Timothee Besset (ttimo) in IRC has just
> > reported the same "File size limit exceeded" error that we saw on
> > users@ earlier today.  In both cases, the users were loading a
> > dumpfile into an fsfs repository.  And ttimo verified my fear.
> > There's a >2GB file being assembled in db/txns/.
> > 
> > So, um, maybe we should write a FAQ?  One which tells folks that the
> > only workaround here is to recompile subversion against apr 1.x?
> > (And to upgrade to httpd 2.1 if necessary.)
> 
> or use a BDB repos.

In TTimo's case, I seem to recall that the use of a BDB repos was a
cause of entirely different source of pain, and therefore, not as
viable an option.

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