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Re: Directory sizes in file system repositories.

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 16:37:02 -0500

On Jun 6, 2008, at 15:14, Rick Nuckolls wrote:

> If multiple developers and projects are using the same repository,
> don't the
> various directories under the db (revs and revprops) become rather
> oversized
> eventually? While some file systems will survive with thousands of
> entries
> in a single directory, most have a down side when going to
> extremes. How do
> people cope with large development environments that have frequent
> changes?
> Also, I have seen people recommend structuring repositories in two
> different
> ways:
> repo/(project1, project2, ...)/(trunk,branches & tags)/
> and
> /rep/(trunk, branches, & tags)/(project1, project2, ...)
> Is there someone who has used both and now believes that they know
> which is
> optimal?

Subversion 1.5 has optional subdirectories under the revs and
revprops directories to address this.



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