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Re: Shared storage for subversion repository

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 11:35:58 +0200

david.x.grierson_at_jpmorgan.com wrote:
> Hi Ryan,
> Basically it comes down to this thread on the developers list:
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2007-04/0288.shtml
> The key point here is that apr-util still uses DBM files:
> "mod_dav_svn maintains an activity database - a mapping of DAV-generated
> identifiers to Subversion transaction id's. It implements this using
> APR-util's dbm implementation, which may be BDB, gdbm, or one of several
> other dbm-a-like implementations."

Subversion 1.5 has its own file-based mechanism for maintaining the DAV
activity mappings, so the above is no longer true.

You also might want to check the new SVNActivitiesDB option for
mod_dav_svn, which lets you specify where the mappings db should be
stored, so you can point it to local disc for better performance:




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