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Re: Subversion branch deltification policy is more space-hungry than CVS

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-05-26 23:22:22 CEST

On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 17:13, Max Bowsher wrote:
> 1. Create svn repository
> 2. Add a few test files on /trunk
> 3. Copy a branch
> 4. Commit some branch modifications
> 5. Examine the repository. Observe that there are multiple fulltexts stored
> per file. One for HEAD of /trunk, one for HEAD of /branches/foo.

We knew that much already. The question is: how big of a deal is this
for a practical workload? So far, the only data we have seems to be
from cvs2svn conversions, and that's not very good data because we know
that cvs2svn is inefficient in other ways.

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