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Re: Subversion branch deltification policy is more space-hungry than CVS

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-05-24 18:33:50 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net> writes:
>> Subversion stores more fulltexts than CVS, for the same history, if
>> branching is used at all.
>>
>> This becomes very visible when people convert from CVS to subversion,
>> and their repositories increase significantly in size.
>
> Are you sure that this is the reason people's repositories are
> increasing in overall size?

I am sure that it is a major contributing factor. There may be other issues
with the same symptom, but this is a real problem.

Max.

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