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Re: FSFS size limits?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-07-27 17:34:16 CEST

Dave Camp wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2005, at 6:15 AM, Branko ─îibej 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?

That is correct. If you do see a problem with that setup and large
files, we'd love to hear about it.


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