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Re: fs-rep-sharing branch

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 09:23:41 -0700

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 1:32 AM, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Well, if all you care about is speed, then revert the fsfs rep-sharing
>>> code entirely... it makes FSFS strictly less correct and presumably
>>> strictly slower, bringing only a space benefit which (for FSFS)
>>> appears to not be that large.
>> I agree with David: Subversion reliability is much more important than
>> speed. Also I do not understand why we so care about disk space for
>> repository: disk space is very cheap and become cheaper every day.
>> Think that priority list should be:
>> - Reliability
>> - Speed (CPU/memory usage)
>> - Disk space
> I agree, but only to the extent that this is not outrageous: I've got
> a repository of 27MB (CVS) which explodes to around 500MB (disk use)
> in Subversion.

Does the rep-sharing help here, though?


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