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Re: SVN FSFS format value for 1.8?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2012c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2013 03:40:25 -0500

On Aug 4, 2013, at 21:27, Thomas Harold wrote:

> On 8/4/2013 6:30 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
>> Check the file /backup/svndump/test3/db/format.
>
> # cat /backup/svndump/test3/db/format
> 6
> layout sharded 1000
>
> Okay, so I was looking at the wrong thing.
>
> That still raises the question (in my mind) of why the two values are different on a freshly created repository.
>
> # svnadmin create test4
> # cat test4/format
> 5
> # cat test4/db/format
> 6
> layout sharded 1000
>
> Or is the "format" file in the root used for something else?

Yes, the two files have different purposes.

repo/format describes the format of the repository.

repo/db/format describes the format of the repository filesystem.

http://serverfault.com/questions/277441/difference-between-the-format-and-db-format-files-in-a-subversion-repository
Received on 2013-08-05 10:41:23 CEST

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