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Re: How SVN stores Versions on the Server and Configuration Changes

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 16:42:14 -0400

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Brian Christensen <hitm7_at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have a question has to how the SVN stores versions of files.
> I used:
> http://blogs.vertigosoftware.com/teamsystem/archive/2006/01/16/Setting_up_a_Subversion_Server_under_Windows.aspx
> to set up my server.
> I had no problems making the server, or getting it working on my windows
> computer.
> I then started messing around with uploading and changing files to see how
> the size of the repository on the server would change.
> I uploaded(commited) a 5 MB file (song)(change the Reop by about ~3MB)
> Then I opened it in note pad and changed part of the ID3 tags(just to make a
> small change to it).
> The first time I did this(commit the change) the whole repo only changed by
> about 1K.
> However the next time I made a change and commited it, it took up about ~3MB
> (the same as the first upload of the file)
> The 3rd time, was back to 1K
> The 4th was again ~3MB.
> does SVN keep a "FULL" copy of a changed file every other time?
> Is there a setting to change it so only every 10th upload if the full file
> size?

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