[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Space wasting

From: Alvin Thompson <al_at_thompsonlogic.com>
Date: 2004-03-09 00:43:12 CET

no. as i said, i gave a simplified example to show my point, not working
code. please read all messages before commenting.

-alvin

Mike Mason wrote:
> Alvin Thompson wrote:
>
>> the problem is neither disk space nor bandwidth. the problem (in a
>> nutshell) is that many tools/scripts recursively scan directories
>> looking for files to do stuff to ('grep/find' operations, build
>> scripts, etc) and since SVN keeps pristine copies of the files in its
>> .svn directory, all tools/scripts must know to ignore them or be
>> confused and do bad things. for example, a command of this well-used
>> format (which recursively compiles all java files in the directory):
>>
>> $ cd myJavaProject/src/
>> $ javac `find . -name "*.java"`
>>
>> no longer works because it will attempt to compile the pristine
>> copies. or this command (which moves all HTML files to your web server):
>
>
> Um, did you actually run that command? Did you actually *look* at the
> contents of the .svn directories? They contain .text-base files, so a
> find like you've written above would not pick up any of the pristine
> copies.
>
> Before posting demanding fancy new features that are dubious at best
> (compression will improve performance? exqueeze me?) maybe you should
> take some time to figure out what the tool actually does *today*.
>
> Cheers,
> Mike.
>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
>

-- 
Alvin Thompson
Navy: 34
Army: 6
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Tue Mar 9 00:43:41 2004

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.