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Re: Additional disk space usage when checking out

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 11:34:10 -0400

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:22, ET <eyalteler_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> It was a first checkout, however, so this doesn't seem to apply.

Subversion uses tempfiles on all checkout operations.

> 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.
>>
>> --
>> Kurt Bernhard Pruenner --- Haendelstrasse 17 --- 4020 Linz --- Austria
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