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Re: Monitoring subversion usage

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-03-15 18:18:47 CET

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On Mar 15, 2005, at 9:58 AM, Jean Lofts wrote:

>
> Ben
>
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>> You realize that BDB just grows and grows, right?
>
> Yes. I see. I hadn't thought about it hard enough!
>
>> That said, you can certainly write a program to use the svn_fs.h API
>> to walk the repository filesystem and add up file-sizes. I'm just
>> not sure that your quota idea makes any sense to enforce anymore.
>
> Many thanks for the pointer. It may at least help me
> to identify if a particular user is using the repository
> 'abnormally' so that I can have a word with them. They
> are supposed to be using it for source code, documentation
> and so on. I am concerned that some may simply see it as
> extra disk space to fill :)
>
>

Well, that's why it's so nice to get commit emails; they describe
exactly what got committed. You could certainly modify your
email-script to examine and announce the file-sizes of things that got
added in each commit. On the other hand, if the email shows a user
committing a large collection of .mp3 files, that may be enough
indication. :-)

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