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Re: Any problems w/ very large (10-100MB) binary files?

From: Matthew England <mengland_at_mengland.net>
Date: 2004-11-13 03:29:57 CET

>For my use, this is the only serious drawback of SVN compared to CVS--serious
>enough that I'm forced to keep CVS around for these files, unfortunately ...

So CVS apparently handles these "undiffable" files (or simply large binary
files) differently? How so? Does CVS allow one to delete unneeded
revisions of a file (when Subversion does not as per your description below)?

At 11/12/2004 06:07 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>There's no way to selectively remove unneeded revisions of a file from
>the repository, short of dumping the db and hacking out the revisions
>(which is dangerous, requires downtime, and requires a lot of free disk
>space).

Ouch.

Does the fsfs flavor of Subversion make this any easier, by any chance?

-Matt

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