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Subject Re: excessive disk usage by revisions?
Date Tue, 02 Feb 2010 22:53:18 GMT
Kevin Longfellow <> wrote on 02/02/2010 03:15:19 PM:
> I've been looking at a space utilization issue and am a bit 
> confused. Just looking at the size of the revisions in the db/revs 
> directory and only looking at the 2.2M size revs I see about 3GB+ of
> disk space consumed just for Feb 2:
> ls -lhrt /misc_sourcectrl01/svnrepositories/qcfusion/db/revs/14? | 
> grep "Feb  2" | grep 2.2M | wc -l
> 1408
> I checked out one of the revs and only see 180k with du -sk of the 
> checked out directory?  I planned to look at what they are doing 
> until I saw this.  Why the 2.2M revision and only 180k of space on 
> the checkout?

Do you have lots of files or subdirectories in those directories that
were modified?  (hundreds of thousands+)

Subversion does not save the deltas of directory changes and we
saw similar behavior when we had one single large directory
with a huge number of individual files...

Kevin R.

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