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From Andre Harper <harper.an...@gmail.com>
Subject large db/revs files
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2013 14:30:49 GMT
Hi, all –

I am not subscribed and would appreciate being explicitly Cc:ed in any
responses.

I am on a team that began using subversion near the end of last year.
As a part of our process, we tag each successful run of our systems.
This can mean thousands of tags for certain systems every six months.

We’re having an issue with the db/revs directory size, which for all
our projects currently exceeds 289G.  We only use relatively small
working directories containing less than a meg of text files; no
binary files.

In the archives, I found a mention that the db/revs directories are
populated using xdelta, but there didn’t appear to be a solution to
large file sizes at time
[http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2011-08/0229.shtml
].  I was hoping someone may have found a work-around or solution.

Would someone be able to:
1)	suggest how to avoid this in the future
2)	suggest how to reduce the current large files (if possible)

Thank you.
André Harper

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