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Re: Full text search of an svn repository

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-27 15:36:19 CEST

On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 15:18, Scott Mohekey wrote:
> Where is the best place
> for me to look for information on the database format of subversion? I've
> already read a good deal of the Berkeley DB manuals.

The fact that Subversion uses a database is an implementation detail you
can't see. (In fact, in the upcoming SVN 1.1 has the option of *not*
using a database for repository storage.)

All you need is svn_fs.h: it's the public C API which looks like an
ordinary filesystem API. You can use that API to browse revision trees
all you want. Perfect for a search engine / text indexer / whatever you

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