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Re: Space optimisation of a local checkout

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:03:03 +0100

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 02:49:56PM +0100, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Hello,
> I keep a local svn checkout in sync with a svn repository on the
> server (without making any local changes).
> I probably created the repository with subversion 1.6 (and also did
> the checkout with the same version) and later upgraded both the
> original repository and the checkout to version 1.8. (I dumped and
> imported the original repository and ran "svn upgrade" on the
> checkout.)
> The size of a checkout (excluding .svn) is 659 MB. The size of
> original repository dropped from 653 to 601 MB when I upgraded it to
> version 1.8 and now increased again to 738 MB due to new commits.
> But the weird thing is that the size of .svn folder in a local
> checkout is 2.7 GB. If I do a fresh checkout it's only 659M which is
> reasonable, but 2.7 GB seems too much.
> I then checked another checkout of a large repository. The size of the
> checkout is 6,3 GB, but the .svn folder apparently became a 36 GB
> monster.
> Is there any painless way to shrink the size of the local .svn folder
> (other than deleting everything and fetching the whole 6 GB again)?
> Thank you,
> Mojca

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