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Re: svn disk usage

From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt_at_metux.de>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 14:34:36 +0200

* Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net> wrote:


> A while back someone wrote a user space filesystem for Linux that does
> this. It was written so that he could manage his photo collection in
> SVN and not have a double space penalty on the working copy. I went
> looking for it and could not find it - I tried Google and the SVN
> Archives.

I've only found (fuse-based) svnfs, which is ro and quite rudimentary.

> It would manage all text-base versions using hard links until you
> tried to save a change to the original file, then it created a copy.
> Unfortunately, it's specific to Linux.

If the svn client also works on that fs, hardlinks won't even be needed.
The fs can do the mapping itself and also log all changes internally.


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