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Re: Repository over Raid?

From: Patrick Burleson <pburleson_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-04-07 01:53:35 CEST

On Apr 6, 2005 6:05 PM, Frank Gruman <fgatwork@verizon.net> wrote:
> I have a question here.... If you do a commit, the only thing that is
> changing is the file that you changed for that particular revision. So
> each commit is not necessarily adding another 30 GB of data. Unless you
> have some wonderfully productive developers, or the individual file
> sizes are monstrous, I doubt they could realistically change much more
> than 100 MB of files in a single day (on good day). That's not to say
> an occassional new file will be larger than that.....
> But the key dispute I have is that the commit is only writing the
> _CHANGED_ files and not the other 29+ GB of files that are not modified
> by your developers on that day.

I think the implication here is a full backup every time a commit
happens would be the whole 30GB.I agree the repository size would not
have changed that much between commits. So incremental backs after
each commit would be fine.


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