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

From: Andre Majorel <aym-nvs_at_teaser.fr>
Date: 2004-11-13 14:04:57 CET

On 2004-11-12 23:48 -0500, Christopher Ness wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 22:15, Matthew England wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Have you thought of creating a read only directory and making each of
> your revisions read only as well. You could even put a log file in the
> directory.
>
> It's old technology, but for videos and large files that cannot be
> "diff'd" the only advantage I can see of a Revision Control System (RCS)
> is to keep metadata about the files.
>
> I think you need to question your design and goals for your project.
> What are you trying to achieve by putting these files in a RCS?

He's trying to use Subversion to implement a partially versioned
filesystem on a platform that does not support the concept at
the OS level. What's wrong with that ?

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