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Re: Repository size limit

From: <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 09:02:18 -0600

Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote on 02/25/2009 08:44:52 AM:

> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 9:39 AM, <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> >> > Is there still a limit size to manage 1 file over 2GB or is it fix
> >> > already and if so on what version?
> >>
> >> I think >2GB files should be fine if you're using a current version
> >> of apr (>=1.2.x)
> >
> > Using the http:// protocol, you will be limited to around 2G for
> > a single compressed diff of a file in a transaction. Even with
> > apr >= 1.2.x. The transaction itself isn't limited.
> > (The svn client sends a negative value in the http header during
> > the txn causing the problem. Last time I tested on Solaris,
> > Linux and Windows using svn 1.5.1, neon 0.28.3, and apr 1.2.12.)
> This is fixed in 1.6 for *nix clients. It is still a problem on
> Windows. That said, Serf does not have this problem on Windows, so
> you can use it to do the commit. I tested using a 2.5 GB file. It
> failed with Neon and worked with Serf. I suspect Serf would work with
> SVN 1.5 too (as long as APR 1.2.x is used in the client).

I was in the midst of testing this with 1.6rc2 on Solaris when I
received this confirmation. Glad to hear it is partially fixed for 1.6.
Is there a technical reason it is still broken with neon on Windows?
I assume it is a neon problem?

Kevin R.


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