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Re: Revision # theorhetical upper limit

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-18 21:35:57 CEST

On Tue, 2004-05-18 at 14:18, David CM Weber wrote:
> I'm just wondering what the max_value for revisions are for a
> repository. I'm assuming that it is architecture dependant. An x86
> system would be 2^32 possible revisions. IA64 would be 2^64 possible
> revisions. It this correct, or is it smaller (bigger).

You are correct. svn_revnum_t is a signed 32-bit integer on most
systems ("long int" in C).

So you'd have to commit every second for the next 60 years or so, to use
up all 2 billion revisions. On a 64-bit machine, it would take much

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