On 11/6/07, Mark Phippard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 11/6/07, Justin Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On 11/6/07, Andy Levy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > On Nov 6, 2007 3:55 PM, Justin Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > On 11/6/07, Mark Phippard <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > > On 11/6/07, Justin Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > > > I have an AIX 5.3 server running Apache 2.2 as the server for
> > > > > > Subversion 1.4.0. The other day one of my users performed an import
> > > > > > of a > 7 GB directory into the repository. It completed in a couple
> > > > > > hours with no error, but only added a little over 1.5 GB to the
> > > > > > repository, and didn't provide any error message indicating any
> > > > > > problems. I'm still doing a comparison to see what wasn't added.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Has anyone else seen this sort of behavior? Do I need to change some
> > > > > > configuration setting in Apache?
> > > > >
> > > > > If it did not commit everything you should have got an error.
> > > > > Subversion uses a delta algorithm that can shrink the size of what was
> > > > > committed. What does this directory gzip to?
> > > > >
> > > > > I guess my point is that it is possible, perhaps even likely, that
> > > > > nothing was lost or missing.
> > > > >
> > > > > svn log -v should tell you the paths that were committed.
> > > >
> > > > The user also checked out a working copy of the repository and the
> > > > size reported by TortoiseSVN after checkout was 1751.35 MB. I'm
> > > > running an export right now and will check the size when done. I
> > > > don't have access to the original directory structure to compare,
> > > > though I confirmed via a remote control session that the size was > 7
> > > > GB and that the top level directory structure matches what was
> > > > imported. I'll have the user send me a recursive listing of files
> > > > from the original directory so I can compare with svn log output.
> > >
> > > Is it possible that portions of what's contained in the directory he
> > > imported would have been caught by svn:ignore or his global-ignores
> > > settings, resulting in large amounts of data not being imported?
> > No, this doesn't have anything to do with svn:ignore.
> > TortoiseSVN is reporting the amount of data transported, which happens
> > to be significantly less than the size of the data once sitting
> > locally on the user's computer (apparently due to Subversion's
> > efficient storage?). I'm doing an export at the moment and
> > TortoiseSVN is reporting 1662 MB transferred, but the directory is
> > already > 6 GB. Does that sound right to everyone? I assumed the
> > efficient storage only came into play when there were changes in the
> > repository (i.e. when the efficient binary *delta* was being
> > utilized).
> TortoiseSVN reports the size of the data that comes over the wire.
> The data is in svndiff1 format plus might also have gzip compression
> if you are using Apache and mod_deflate. Likewise, if you are using
> SSL then the encryption factors in (probably increases the size).
We are not using mod_deflate or SSL. Would svndiff1 format be
compressed in this case?
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Received on Tue Nov 6 22:14:00 2007