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Re: Large binaries in svn: can clean copies be disabled?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-13 00:34:09 CEST

On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 17:31, Peter Toft wrote:
> We're new svn users. We have just uploaded a fairly large project,
> including some large binary files (digital animation source content) --
> a total of ~17,000 files and 7GB of data.
> When dealing content of this size, the fact that svn keeps clean copies
> as well as working copies becomes a significant disk space liability.
> Is there are way to disable clean copies (or some other way around the
> problem)?

There's no way to disable it; it's a feature request that essentially
involves rewriting a huge portion of the client code (libsvn_wc).
Nobody's been brave enough to plan an svn 2.0 rewrite of libsvn_wc
yet... but it will probably happen at some point.

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