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Re: [bug report] SVN design issue: checkouts horribly space-inefficient

From: Hannes Erven <hannes_at_erven.at>
Date: 2005-06-23 22:35:35 CEST


kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Or, put the
> properties and text base into one file per working file, with the text
> base coming last in that file.

having followed the previous threads about this, perhaps I shouldn't
post the following idea:

Why not put all properties and text base in a single, (compressed?) file
per working directory?
Or, even more extreme, per checkout location? ;-)

As compression has already been discussed (and more or less been turned
down due to sufficiently available storage everywhere *G*), I'd like to
put the emphasis on a further reduction of inodes used.

(Although using a compressed file format might reduce the coding effort
necessary, since compressed files offer an "embedded file system" --
this is something "the devs" should decide)

If I was a C guru I'd sure had applied for the summer of code...
unfortunately I'm more on the Java side :-/

WIth best regards,


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