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Re: Subversion and lots of binaries..

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-26 03:38:30 CET

On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 20:22, Jonathan Soong wrote:

> 1. is it bad to have the working copy on a shared drive? (or is this
> relevant only to the TSVN install?)

No, that's fine. See the FAQ. Only repositories can't live on a shared
drive. Working copies are fine.

> 2. what are the repecussions of us sharing the same working copy?

You may run into all sorts of problems; it's a filed bug that we're
trying to fix. In theory, it should work. In practice, there are some

> 3. has anyone tried storing 50+gig of binary data (mainly 3-6 meg files)
> in an SVN repository? - i was noticing that uploading 3-4meg files
> through TSVN over a slow link (128Kbps) was giving errors - i wasn't
> sure if this was a general SVN problem or specific to TSVN (i didn't try
> from the command line)...

What sort of errors? We need details. There should bbe absolutely no
limit to file size or repository size. There are some huge repositories
out there. Slow links shouldn't matter.

> 4. is there anyway to turn OFF atomic commits! - i know this is a
> feature, but if you upload 30 mp3's and 28 of them get through and two
> don't, you'd like the 28 to commit anyway


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