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Re: confusion about largefile support

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-05-31 19:01:51 CEST

On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 11:49 -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Okay, so then there really is a risk here for very large
> repositories, particularly ones using FSFS.

It doesn't matter how large the repository is, only how large the
commits to it are.

> Should we start recommending that such projects upgrade to APR 1.X
> (and httpd 2.1, if they're depending on mod_dav_svn?) Should we
> write a FAQ about it?

There's no particularly strong reason not to wait until you have a
problem or are likely to have a problem before going to such lengths.

> Funny, KDE is using fsfs, and I would have expected them to run into
> a >2GB revision file.

Why would a KDE developer commit more than 2GB of changes in one go?

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