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Re: new svnfsfs tool

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sat, 17 May 2014 13:34:00 +0200

On 17.05.2014 13:12, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 10:10:32AM +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
>> ... we really don't want to have backend-specific commands in svnadmin.
> Why not? Anyway, you're a bit late with this demand.
> There are svnadmin list-dblogs and list-unused-dblogs (BDB-only),
> there is hotcopy --incremental which only works on FSFS, some
> subcommands take a --memory-cache-size option which is FSFS-specific.
> I didn't look for more examples.

Yes, I know about that. So much for consistency. :)

> I think it's better to keep admin-facing user interfaces focused
> on the existing admin tools. In my experience, even experienced
> admins often don't know off-hand whether to use svnadmin or svnlook.
> Why should people suddenly care about the backend a repository is
> using if they just want to see some repository filesystem stats?
> Also, stuff in tools/ is often not packaged by packagers, and ends
> up missing on most installations even though it would be useful.
> svn-bench is another such example. We should just move this into
> 'svn' as far as I'm concerned.

Eh? Benchmarking in the client? Now that would really be confusing.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2014-05-17 14:20:07 CEST

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