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Re: wc-format upgrades && the 'empty-file' in the .svn area

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-01 00:14:29 CET

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:

> On 10/31/05, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:

>> working copy layout anymore, I thought to eliminate the 'empty-file'.
>> If I find a way to do this, without making the code more complex, do
>> you think this is a change our compat guidelines allow?


> +1, if we can get rid of it we should save everyone the disk space...

If the filesystem doesn't allocate any disk blocks for empty files
then there won't be much of a disk space saving, just an inode saving.
Removing the README.txt file would save disk space.

Philip Martin
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