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Re: FSFS size limits?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-07-27 15:15:34 CEST

Marc Haisenko wrote:

>On Tuesday 26 July 2005 17:28, Dave Camp wrote:
>>Before I start off on converting a 24 gig BDB repository to a svn
>>1.2.1 fsfs repository, I was wondering if there are any file size
>>limits I need to know about? Googling seems to indicate there may be
>>a 2 GB limit for individual revisions, but upgrading to a newer APR
>>may fix that. Is that correct?
>Look up the filesize limitations of the filesystem you're using, then you know
>the limits of the FSFS repository :-) If your filesystem has no 2GB limit
>then FSFS hasn't either, AFAIK.
That's a bit too simple. Yes, APR 0.9.x does have issues with largefile
support, and whether or not those issues apply in your case depends on
how your APR was compiled. APR-1.0 and later fixes those problems, IIRC.

Apart from that, yes, in FSFS these problems should only show up if an
indivitual revision file is larger than 2GB.

-- Brane

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