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Re: excessive disk usage by revisions?

From: <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 16:53:18 -0600

Kevin Longfellow <klongfel_at_yahoo.com> wrote on 02/02/2010 03:15:19 PM:
> I've been looking at a space utilization issue and am a bit
> confused. Just looking at the size of the revisions in the db/revs
> directory and only looking at the 2.2M size revs I see about 3GB+ of
> disk space consumed just for Feb 2:
> ls -lhrt /misc_sourcectrl01/svnrepositories/qcfusion/db/revs/14? |
> grep "Feb 2" | grep 2.2M | wc -l
> 1408
> I checked out one of the revs and only see 180k with du -sk of the
> checked out directory? I planned to look at what they are doing
> until I saw this. Why the 2.2M revision and only 180k of space on
> the checkout?

Do you have lots of files or subdirectories in those directories that
were modified? (hundreds of thousands+)

Subversion does not save the deltas of directory changes and we
saw similar behavior when we had one single large directory
with a huge number of individual files...

Kevin R.
Received on 2010-02-02 23:53:54 CET

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