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Fwd: Maximum repository size and reiserfs question

From: Lars Tiefland <ltiefland_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-29 20:30:52 CEST

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From: Lars Tiefland <ltiefland@gmail.com>
Date: 29.08.2006 20:29
Subject: Re: Maximum repository size and reiserfs question
To: Danny Sung <dsung@lantronix.com>

As long as you use ReiserFS3.x you can regard it as stable, if I'm not
mistaken. I don't know about file size limits for ReiserFS, but I
recommend FSFS repositories over Berkley DB. This way you have a file
for EACH revision of the repository. I doubt, that a single revision
will be bigger than the maximum file size of your filesystem. BTW:
FSFS is now the standard repository type for newer versions of

2006/8/29, Danny Sung <dsung@lantronix.com>:
> I'm looking into converting our CVS repository to Subversion. But I was
> wondering, since subversion stores the repository in a single Berkeley DB
> file, whether there is any size limitation to a repository. Our current CVS
> repository is about 1 TB. I know subversion will be much more space
> efficient, but at these sizes, I'm a little concerned. I couldn't find any
> reference in the FAQ or Book on this subject.
> Also, I was wondering if anyone's used an SVN repository on ReiserFS. Are
> there any special issues or concerns with that? Is Reiser stable these
> days?
> Thanks,
> Danny
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Live Long And Prosper,
Lars Tiefland
Live Long And Prosper,
Lars Tiefland
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