Re: SVN performance -URGENT
From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2012c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2013 15:38:19 -0500
On Aug 1, 2013, at 09:26, Bob Archer wrote:
> The working copy is generally 2x the size of the files in it, since the .svn folder contains the pristine copies of your working copy. This is how svn can do diffs against changed items In your working copy without hitting the server, and also how it can do reverts.
Also, I would hope the data is compressed when it's sent over the wire but is stored on disk uncompressed.
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