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Re: svn commit: r1705646 - /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_fs_fs/pack.c

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefan2_at_apache.org>
Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2016 15:44:26 +0100

On 28.01.2016 01:10, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 1:54 PM, Stefan Fuhrmann <eqfox_at_web.de> wrote:
>> On 27.01.2016 13:08, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
>>>
>>> Does this require a format bump (and another dump/load)? Or do you
>>> plan on providing a way to "repack" (or simply unpack and pack) a
>>> packed repository? Currently there is no unpack or repack command ...
>>
>> This is no format change; the beauty of format 7 is
>> that we can learn and tweak strategies as we go without
>> a format bump. OTOH, there is not much potential for
>> further improvement right now. FSFS is limited by its
>> fixed sharing scheme.
>>
>> I have no *plans* for unpack/repack but the thought
>> has occurred to me. It should not be hard to do as
>> an offline operation, maybe alongside a reshard command.
>> If you want to write an 'svnadmin unpack', I'd support
>> you in that effort.
> Interesting :-). I've put it on my radar, but not sure if I'll ever
> get to it. Life keeps getting in the way ;-).
>
> Would be a nice bite-sized task though ... if someone else wants to
> have a go, feel free. Maybe it's something to put on the
> http://subversion.apache.org/ideas.html page?
>
Good idea. Done in r1727706.

-- Stefan^2.
Received on 2016-01-30 15:44:33 CET

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