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Re: Help with very large repositories

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2005-08-27 23:25:52 CEST

Oliver Pajonk wrote:
> 2005/8/27, Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com <mailto:blair@orcaware.com>>:
> svnadmin create --fs-type bdb --bdb-txn-nosync repos
> Just a thought: it seems to be that FSFS repositories are more stable
> and in most parts faster than BDB repositories (if backed by a decent
> filesystem). Most people that reported problems with broken repositories
> had BDB ones and their problems were fixed almost everytime when they
> changed to FSFS.
> Is there a special reason why you use BDB?

I've switched all of my repositories to FSFS myself. I was just saying that for
Michael, who mentioned that he was using BDB.

IIRC, in the minor timing tests I did importing a decent sized repository a long
time ago, FSFS and BDB without transaction syncing are roughly the same speed.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
Subversion and Orca training and consulting
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