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Re: How many repositories question

From: Kenneth P. Turvey <kt-usenet_at_squeakydolphin.com>
Date: 2006-11-12 06:26:49 CET

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On Sat, 11 Nov 2006 01:58:19 +0000, Russ wrote:

> Its really a matter of taste... If the client code shares nothing I common
> with each other the you probably would want multiple repositories.
>
> Keeping things in one repo let's you merge certain changes between
> clients... It simplifies management of the repository, especially if you
> have the same access rules for each repo.
>
> There are some cons to keeping thing in one repository. The bigger it
> gets, arguably the slower it gets. I have nothing to support this, just a
> gut feeling. You can't delete things from the repository other then using
> the clunky svndumpfilter. If you have a client who leaves, his project
> will forever be in the repository taking up space.
>
> Other then that, I can't think of any good reasons to have separate
> repositories.
>

One more point. It is fairly easy to merge several repositories together
later if you want them together for some reason, but splitting up a
repository after copies and moves around the repository have been made
becomes essentially impossible.

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Kenneth P. Turvey <kt-usenet@squeakydolphin.com>

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