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Re: svn disk usage

From: Chris Frost <chris_at_frostnet.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 14:39:30 -0700

On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 02:34:05PM -0700, Chris Frost 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.
> >
> > 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.
> In case responding now will still be useful, the program's name is scord:
> http://scord.sourceforge.net/
> Note that scord only reduces the working copy overhead; it does not reduce
> the disk space used by storing multiple svn branches.

Oh yes, I meant to note that scord also runs on Mac OS X.
With no to some work it should also run on FreeBSD.

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