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From "Steve Loughran" <steve.lough...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] m2 repository management
Date Sat, 04 Mar 2006 21:54:07 GMT
On 3/3/06, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
> There were two big problems.  The first was if a file in SVN is
> really big, it can take longer to stream it to the client then the
> svn server allows, and the server hangs up on you.  Depending on how
> we implement this, it may not be a problem. Another form of this
> problem, is you do a commit and the server hangs up on the client
> after receiving the commit and the client does not fully realize the
> local changes.  The only way to fix this is to delete your checkout
> and re-checkout everything from the server.  This would be a big
> problem in a live public repository.
>
> The second problem, was that with a really big repo in terms of the
> number of files, it would take a prohibitive amount of time time (30
> minutes to hours) to run command like svn status, diff, commit or any
> command that required a file scan on the client or server.
>
> This was about a year ago now, so these problems may have been fixed
> already.
>

Also it takes up to 2X the quoted space on your hdd, once for the
working copies, once for the reference images.

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