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Re: wc-format upgrades && the 'empty-file' in the .svn area

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-11-01 00:36:25 CET

On Mon, 31 Oct 2005, Philip Martin wrote:

> Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:
>
> > On 10/31/05, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> working copy layout anymore, I thought to eliminate the 'empty-file'.
> >> If I find a way to do this, without making the code more complex, do
> >> you think this is a change our compat guidelines allow?
>
> Yes.

+1

> > +1, if we can get rid of it we should save everyone the disk space...
>
> If the filesystem doesn't allocate any disk blocks for empty files
> then there won't be much of a disk space saving, just an inode saving.
> Removing the README.txt file would save disk space.

FWIW, JavaSVN has already removed the README.txt file.

-- 
Daniel Rall
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