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Re: File capacity limitation in theory in SVN

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:13:37 -0400

Mark Phippard wrote on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:53 +00:00:
> * While there are no limits on number of files or total size,

Not to nitpick, but since there's no such thing as "unlimited capacity",
let me be one level more accurate:

Internally Subversion stores file size using signed 64-bit integers, so
the theoretical limit on the size of any one file or one directory
representation is 2**63-1 bytes.

The size of a directory representation is proportional to the sum of the
lengths of filenames within it.
Received on 2019-03-20 14:23:52 CET

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