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From Daniel Shahaf <danie...@elego.de>
Subject Re: Compressed Pristines (Summary)
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2012 18:13:01 GMT
Julian Foad wrote on Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 18:45:34 +0100:
> Ashod Nakashian wrote:
> > Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >> In short: if 'mount -o compress=yes' provides 90% space savings
> >> then we would have little reason to implement space-saving
> >> solutions in svn itself.  But it's the user's, not svn's,
> >> responsibility to run that.
> 
> By the way, Daniel, I'm not ruling out the possibility that we may
> want to provide some glue logic so that Subversion can help the user
> to set up the feature.  Without such assistance, only expert users
> would ever benefit.
> 

What kind of logic do you have in mind?  I imagine that any logic here
would need to run as root and be reasonably system- (and filesystem-)
specific.

> It's clearly an interesting topic!
> 

Indeed.

> - Julian

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