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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 04:15:26 CET

At 11/12/2004 09:11 PM, Trent Mick wrote:
>Perforce has an option to "only store head revision of a file" (by
>setting the +S modify on a file's type). This can be useful for
>certain types of large files -- obviously only if one doesn't care
>about recovering old revisions.

That's an interesting feature. I can see that useful in some cases.

However, I probably would not use it in the example I mention in this
thread. In such a case, I would want to delete *some* of the video files,
but I would still want to keep others besides the head revision.

>Is there a feature request for this for Subversion?

My vote would be to first have a per-file-revision-deletion mechanism.

I'm still wondering: can CVS do this? If it can and Subversion can not, I
might need to go get CVS fired up on my server (which I've never done
before). (Maybe Ben/Glenn already answered this and I'm simply not
understanding things...I'm just trying to make sure before I haul off and
install a CVS server.)


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