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Re: FSFS size limits?

From: Dave Camp <dave_at_thinbits.com>
Date: 2005-07-27 17:20:38 CEST

On Jul 27, 2005, at 6:15 AM, Branko Čibej wrote:

> 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.

So, you are saying that if I build with APR-1.0 or later (configured
for large files), svnserve and fsfs should not have any problems with
individual revision files being larger than 2 GB?

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