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Re: Additional disk space usage when checking out

From: ET <eyalteler_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 08:51:51 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks. This still doesn't make complete sense, since it's building
the directories during download, so it sounds like it's keeping two
copies of the same files.

On Oct 30, 5:34 pm, "Andy Levy" <andy.l..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:22, ET <eyalte..._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
> >> .......It might be written "Mindfuck", but it's spelt "L-A-I-N".......
> >> np: Leftfield - Chant Of A Poor Man (Rhythm And Stealth)
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