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Re: Checkout without storing two copies

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_apache.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 13:16:01 +0200

On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 06:01:33AM -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
> On Sep 26, 2017, at 13:13, Robert Hickman wrote:
>
> > I tend to work on projects with a large amount of binary data along
> > with source code and need to track them together. To this date
> > Subversion is the only tool that I've used which handles this
> > dependably. That being said I have one major issue with it - the last
> > time I used SVN it stored two copies of every file in a checkout. For
> > what I am doing this additional data is useless. I frequently add new
> > binary files but rarely modify them in place. It would be extremely
> > useful for me if there was an option to store only one copy and loose
> > delta uploads. It's all new data so there is nothing to delta anyway.
> >
> > As I have not used SVN for several years I realize that this feature
> > may have been added. If not has it been considered?
>
> The feature hasn't been added yet.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SVN-525
>

I suspect the only problem with this feature request is that nobody
has time to work on it :-/
Received on 2017-09-27 13:16:33 CEST

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