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Re: revprop packing: why aren't _all_ revprops packed?

From: Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 16:07:55 +0300

I replied elsethread (basically saying "+1").

I'll also go ahead and file a 1.7 blocker issue for the improvements
suggested in this thread. (All of them require changing the f5 format,
and will require more headache if they have to be done as f6 on top of
current f5)

Peter Samuelson wrote on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 16:21:04 -0500:
> [kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com]
> > I would love to have revprop packing, but not at the cost of
> > potentially disabling the use of traditional backup software.
> >
> > Is there a way to disable fsfs revprop packing, or at least have
> > it function in an atomic way like the regular rev packing?
> Hijacking the thread to veer _slightly_ off topic:
> Why is revprop packing an explicit 'svnadmin pack' operation? If we
> agree to put revprops in sqlite, why not do that from the start? Just
> open the shard-specific sqlite file, creating it if necessary, and
> write the new set of revprops there. No distinction between packed and
> unpacked revprops, no 'min-unpacked-revprop' file.
> Was there a good reason not to do it that way?
> --
> Peter Samuelson | org-tld!p12n!peter | http://p12n.org/
Received on 2011-07-01 15:08:46 CEST

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