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Re: Repository bloat.

From: Oscar Fuentes <oscarfv_at_telefonica.net>
Date: 2006-06-06 02:15:02 CEST

"Peter N. Lundblad" <peter@famlundblad.se> writes:

> What you are seeing here is the change "bubling up" to the root.
> Since you are replacing one node revision of a file with another, we
> need to update the parent directory with a reference to that new
> revision. This, in turn, means that the parent has changed, and its
> parent needs to be updated. This process continues up to the root.



Thanks for your clear and informative answer. I'm afraid this is one
of those things that needs a deep redesign to be fixed, so no hope for
change soon.

It's a bad bad thing that a commit causes a repository grow that is
proportional to the number of files of (part of) the working copy. I
see some of my repositories jumping in the multi-gigabyte zone on a
matter of months.


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