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Re: Disk space recovery

From: Andreas Kostyrka <andreas_at_kostyrka.org>
Date: 2004-03-25 10:17:52 CET

On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 07:51:48PM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 06:46:53PM -0500, Neil Gower wrote:
> > Hopefully, this won't be as big an issue for svn users, due to the whole
> > binary deltas thing.
>
> That doesn't help with files that change fundamentally; for example, a video
> that's been resized, or an audio sample that's had its volume changed. These
> are the types of revisions these files go through in the repository I'm using.
>
> > The "erase history" feature seems a useful feature, maybe it could be
> > wish-listed for a future version of svn?
>
> A property roughly saying "don't keep history" would be extremely useful,
> and self-maintaining. I simply don't want versioning for certain files.
Then why are you keeping it in the svn repository? I mean that would destroy
one of the axioms of svn, that it can recover the complete filesystem layout
for any given release, ...

Andreas

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