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Re: Minimize the size a read-only working copy

From: Chris Frost <chris_at_frostnet.net>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 16:39:04 -0700

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 02:48:36AM -0700, webpost_at_tigris.org wrote:
> I'm a beta tester for a software project written in Perl, in which I have no repository write ability. Using SVN is convenient and minimizes the bandwidth and time needed for getting updates. But at the expense of a lot of disk space.
> I have no need to ever revert changes or update to old revisions. One of the things making the working copy so large are the .svn-base files. Is there any way to operate without these files and still be able to do svn updates without them?

If you are running Mac OS X or Linux you might checkout scord
(http://scord.sf.net/): it stores an unmodified svn checkout without
the working copy space overheads.

Chris Frost
Received on 2009-06-13 01:40:04 CEST

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