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Re: revision number upper boundary?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-03-08 21:15:43 CET

ycdtosa wrote:
> We are at revision 600, and as some one noticed just 66 numbers away
> from the number of the beast.
> I'm sure there will be no problem with that revision number at subversion,
> and be it whatever limit there is, our project is quite too far away
> from it...
> but i got curious.
> which one is the number of the beast for subversion?
> where is the upper limit (if any)?

2147483647, i.e. slightly more than 2 billion.

That's assuming you are using a 32bit machine, of course.

So, if you make 1 commit every second without pause, that will last you
until the year 2073, by which time, it's a fairly safe bet that you will
have moved on to a 64bit machine, and can enjoy the freedom to have up to 9
quintillion revisions.


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