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Re: How to prune old versions of an artefact?

From: Thorsten Schöning <tschoening_at_am-soft.de>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:20:38 +0200

Guten Tag David Aldrich,
am Montag, 15. Juli 2013 um 11:09 schrieben Sie:

> One of our repositories contains an artefact that is 4GB. It
> consists of a set of regression test results that we want to version
> control. This artefact changes infrequently – say every month or
> two – but it’s enormous size is causing concern for IT Manager, as
> the svn database is slowly increasing in size.

Depending on the version of your repository, not the version of your
server running, and the complexity of the test data it may even be
enough to activate representation sharing in your repo and may see a
dramatically reduce of the commit sizes of your tests. Even more with
Subversion 1.8 as a server as it find same representations of data
even within one commit, meaning that depending on your data even the
first commit could be reduced.

http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html#fsfs-enhancements

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

Thorsten Schöning

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