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Re: Additional disk space usage when checking out

From: ET <eyalteler_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 08:22:03 -0700 (PDT)

It was a first checkout, however, so this doesn't seem to apply.

  Eyal

On Oct 30, 4:55 pm, Kurt Pruenner <l..._at_gmx.at> wrote:
> ET wrote:
> > I'd like to understand why this extra disk space is required, and what
> > I can expect it to be (i.e., is it related to the data size?).
>
> When files have changed, subversion creates a temporary file with the
> new content inside the .svn directory first then replaces the old files
> with those only when the whole checkout ran through without errors.
>
> So if an error happens during the checkout subversion can recreate the
> pre-checkout state simply by deleting the temporary files.
>
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