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Re: SVN and 7GB files

From: Christopher Ness <chris_at_nesser.org>
Date: 2005-06-07 22:43:12 CEST

On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 16:03 -0400, Ellinghaus, Lance wrote:
> We are running SVN (version 1.1.2 r12471) under Solaris 8 and just found
> a problem and wanted to see if anyone else has seen it.

Can Apache handle a file > 2Gb?

I remember having problems trying to serve a DVD iso though Apache not
too long ago. I think the problem was with APR so svn probably has the
same problem and your version is a little dated.

A quick search turned this up:

> Someone today had a local working directory that was empty and placed a
> 7GB file in that directory.

But it wasn't checked into the repository or scheduled to be checked in.
It was just sitting in the working copy?

> When they tried to do a 'svn update -u' it would fail.
> They were given the following error message when they tried to run that
> command:

update -u hmmmm. This might be a good time to upgrade apr and svn. Be
sure to try the flag given in that post if you want to include large
files in your repository.


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