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Re: Repository size bdb vs fsfs

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-05-18 22:01:28 CEST

Alex <xlegion@gmail.com> wrote on 05/18/2006 03:57:01 PM:

> Is the fsfs repos size normal? The cvs data dump file size matches the
bdb
> repos size which to me reassures me that nothing was lost.
>
> I just remember that svn uses cheap copies, i.e, hardlinks. I guess that

> might explain the fsfs repos size or am I wrong?

The size differences are always going to be an estimate. As I understand
it, if you have lots of branches with changes on them, BDB will be much
bigger because the first commit of a change to an item on a branch in BDB
creates a new fulltext for that branch.

Mark

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