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Re: 2-GB max database file size limit?

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-28 19:29:40 CEST

On 10/27/06, Eric <spamsink@scoot.netis.com> wrote:
> Good evening, all...
> I'm sure this has been discussed but I wasn't able to find it in the archives.
> Running Subversion 1.3.2 on Fedora Core 2, went to import about 4.5 GB of
> files into a newly-created repository, and svn barfed and exited when the
> database file hit 2 GB.
> Linux hasn't had a 2-GB limit for a long time, and I verified that this
> particular installation could handle large files by building a 4.5-GB
> tarball of all of the files I wanted to put into the repository.
> Is there a configuration option I missed that allows svn to build large
> database files?
> Thanks...

One of the benefits from the BDB backend is that it doesn't put any
requirements on APR to check in more than 2GB of data. Maybe you
should test with bdb and go with that until you can upgrade the



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