On Mon, 2008-06-16 at 16:19 -0400, Andy Levy wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 4:14 PM, Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe_at_d.umn.edu> wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I would like to use svn to manage some media files, however it appears
> > that the working copy is going to be unacceptably large (on the order of
> > 2 times the size of the actual files).
> > % ls disk/album
> > song_01
> > song_02
> > song_03
> > song_04
> > song_05
> > song_06
> > song_07
> > song_08
> > song_09
> > song_10
> > % svnadmin create repo
> > % svn import disk/album file:///home/mzagrabe/repo/album -m 'import'
> > % svn checkout file:///home/mzagrabe/repo/album working/album
> > % du -sh disk repo working
> > 52M disk
> > 52M repo
> > 104M working
> > Is there a way to get the storage requirements of the working copy to
> > (roughly) the same size as the "disk" requirements?
> As Subversion is presently designed, no.
> If you're just looking for a way to mirror/synchronize these files,
> something built around rsync may be a better fit for you.
I would also like version control... (rats)
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Received on 2008-06-16 23:00:05 CEST