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Re: Help with very large repositories

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2005-08-27 20:40:00 CEST

On Sat, 2005-08-27 at 14:09 -0400, Michael Muller wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > This is a cvs2svn scalability question. You need to resend this mail
> > to the cvs2svn users@ list, and also say what version of cvs2svn
> > you're using.
> No, I'm not concerned about the scalability of cvs2svn. As I said, if I
> produce a dumpfile (something like "cvs2svn --dump-only --dumpfile repo.dump
> /usr/local/cvsroot") it only takes about half an hour. Loading it with
> "svnadmin load" appears to take longer and longer for each revision.
> The time required to import doesn't concern me as much as the time required to
> perform normal operations on the repository once it's created.

The two are basically unrelated.

Importing gcc's cvs repo, takes 17 hours on a very fast machine.

Diffing two very old random tags takes 4 seconds with SVN (on fsfs), and
2 minutes, 35 seconds, with CVS

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