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Re: permanent solution for deltification problem (issue #1601)

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-17 15:48:08 CET

Mukund <mukund@tessna.com> writes:

> On Sat, Nov 15, 2003 at 12:03:46AM -0600, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > Our "solution" was to take deltification out of the internal commit
> > process, make it available as the command 'svnadmin deltify', and
> > recommend it in the 'hooks/post-commit.tmpl' file that appears in
> > newly-created repositories. Further research by Mike Pilato confirmed
> > that running deltification on each commit, at the time the commit
> > happens, achieves better space savings than deltifying later.
>
> Would a 'dump' + rm old repository + create new repository + 'load' at
> some point in time deltify the whole data, say if the admin does it
> after a few months of activity?

'svnadmin load' *does* perform deltification after every new revision
is loaded, so "yes".

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