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Re: A couple thousand mp3 files (this is not spam <honest> I swear </honest>)

From: Adam Jensen <hanzer_at_riseup.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:22:28 -0400

On 08/16/2016 09:17 AM, Stefan Hett wrote:
> On 8/13/2016 2:56 AM, Adam Jensen wrote:
>> My primary concerns are related to any potential file corruption, any
>> data duplication, and/or any excessive network or disk I/O (other than
>> the expected load of direct data communication).
>
> Just to have this mentioned: Be aware that the working copy (aka: the
> checked out data of the repository) will have a 2x storage requirement
> on the data since it will keep a copy of the pristine version of the
> file in addition to the "actual" file.
> If this is a concern for your use-case, you could export the files and
> only use a working copy in cases where you need to commit or reorder files.
>
> To clarify: This is purely a client side storage requirement. It does
> not apply to the storage requirements on the server side.
>

Wow, I totally misinterpreted that during the first reading. After some
tinkering this morning (and reading Ryan's email) I think I see the light ;)

svn checkout svn://minerva.bohemia.net/Project_Prometheus/trunk cotest
du -sh cotest
104M cotest

svn export svn://minerva.bohemia.net/Project_Prometheus/trunk extest
du -sh extest
 52M extest
Received on 2016-08-17 12:23:27 CEST

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