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Re: Subversion good for DPT?

From: Jack Repenning <jrepenning_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-02 00:41:35 CEST

At 9:37 AM -0400 8/1/03, Karl Kuehn wrote:
> My biggest concern is that we are talking about project
>folders that can be 10+ Gigabytes, and since things are going into a
>database this is likely to get a bit bigger than that. I was
>wondering if anyone has any experience with this. Most likely the
>files that will change will only be a few ones, each in the 250MB
>range, and for one of the users around fifteen < 20 MB files. I was
>wondering if Subversion stores everything as diffs, and also if
>anyone has experience with Photoshop and Quark files interacting
>with Subversion.

Subversion does indeed store the changes as deltas, even if the files
are binary. How much space this actually saves will depend upon the
program that writes the files (Photoshop or Quark).

Jack Repenning
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