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Re: Question about maximum size of svn repository (svn 1.6.1, backend as FSFS)

From: David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2010 02:03:53 -0400

There is no physical limitation to Subversion. There isn't a magic
number where there are more files than it can track or more

There may be limits with the actual operating system. For example,
some operating systems can't handle files larger than 2Gb. Or, Windows
having problems with directory/file names longer than 160 characters.
But, these would be true with ANY software you use.

There could be issues with speed as your repository gets bigger and
bigger, but there are sites out there running thousands of "projects"
on a single Subversion server and hundreds of users without any

How big is your project that you are worried about possible
limitations? Give us an idea of possible size issues, and someone on
the list with a similar sized project can tell you what to expect in
terms of performance.

On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 1:49 AM, Ravi Roy <ravi.aroy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I was googling if there is a limitation for the size of the subversion
> repository but could not find a relevent answer..
> Does somebody know about or can throw some light please ? I am using
> subversion 1.6.1 ..backend as FSFS on Centos 5.2.
> Thanks.
> - RR

David Weintraub
Received on 2010-03-21 07:04:30 CET

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