From: Radomir Zoltowski <Radomir.Zoltowski_at_s3group.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 14:49:23 +0000
Thanks for this. I will continue inline if you allow.
> The default (and only method supported in 1.7) will be a .svn directory at the root of the working copy. As with previous versions of Subversion, please don't manually move or edit the contents of the .svn directory.
>> ... or putting things differently. Let's say, there is a team of 100 people somewhere in Europe awaiting an access to a 250 GB repository somewhere in Australia. What to do to avoid 100 check-outs? Assume the repository contains binary data and must be checked out in full. Slave with http-based proxy is not an option (until svn+ssh-based proxy is invented).
> SQLite actually *removes* points of failure. Instead of our custom on-disk data format (which has had to be continually updated and improved), we let SQLite do that for us. SQLite is well-tested, widely used, and provides atomicity semantics which are very useful to Subversion. Instead of re-inventing the wheel, we can use a much better engineered wheel
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