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Re: Segfault in "svn checkout" (svn client 0.23; server at collab.net)

From: Gareth McCaughan <gareth.mccaughan_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2003-07-04 10:17:16 CEST

On Thursday 03 July 2003 11:28 pm, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

[I asked:]
> > Um, svn folks, there's a question I should probably have asked
> > earlier. Is it considered antisocial to try to grab the entirety of
> > the svn repository like this? It's rather a lot of bandwidth, after
> > all. If it is, then, er, I've just done it several times in
> > moderately rapid succession. Sorry.

> We have a lot of bandwidth. The question is, why would you *want* to
> checkout the repository root? A single copy of /trunk is about 15
> megs. Now multiply that by the number of directories in /tags and
> /branches... and um, that's an awfully large tree. :-)

In all honesty? The first time was a mistake. After that, it was
all in the name of bug-hunting. :-)

(Thanks also to Karl for replying in similar vein.)

Gareth McCaughan
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