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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-01 09:56:00

Caleb Epstein wrote:
> On 9/1/05, Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Finally, I'm not sure we addressed all the concerns with subversion. As I
>>recall there was discussion about large increases in the diskspace
>>etc. Personally I think it's the way to go, but I'd think we need to get
>>broader agreement first.
> Just a data point in the disk-space argument. I've done some conversions of
> decent-sized CVS repositories and the Subversion repository did not use that
> much more disk space than CVS did. It ended up being about 1:1 SVN:CVS ratio
> in terms of disk space usage, maybe slightly higher but not a lot.

I believe the issue that is being talked about here is the required space
for the checked-out tree, not the repository, as subversion keeps a copy of the
original files in the source tree to enable more operations being performed


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