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Re: Biggest number of revisions under FSFS?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-04-18 23:33:51 CEST

Andy Levy wrote:
> On 4/18/07, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b@ryandesign.com> wrote:
>> On Apr 18, 2007, at 12:57, Andreas Hasenack wrote:
>>
>> > As I'm aproaching 200k revisions in a repository, I was wondering. In
>> > FSFS, each commit is one file. What's the biggest number of revisions
>> > people have with FSFS out there?
>> >
>> > I'm currently using 1.4.3, with ext3 FS + dir_index option.
>>
>> The repository at apache.org is currently over 530k revisions...
>>
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/
>>
>> You could ask them if they're experiencing any problems with that.
>
> Assuming they're using FSFS - the repository is over 4 years old, at
> which point the default was BDB (they could have converted at some
> point, of course).
>
> I seem to recall hearing that the limit (for FSFS) was dictated by the
> host filesystem's number of files per directory.

KDE is up to 655k:

http://websvn.kde.org/

Subversion 1.5 will have repository sharding in it, so not all revisions
will be placed into the same directory.

Regards,
Blair

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Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
<blair@orcaware.com>
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