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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: size of .svn/pristine directory (svn 1.7.x)
Date Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:32:12 GMT
Ivan Zhakov wrote on Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 01:00:32 +0400:
> On 9 December 2013 21:55, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> > Vincent Lefevre wrote on Mon, Dec 09, 2013 at 17:30:21 +0100:
> >> I noticed that the size of the .svn/pristine directory can get huge
> >> over time (several times the expected size). A "svn cleanup" solves
> >> the problem, but
> >> 1. this isn't documented (I'm wondering how many users know that);
> >
> > It's documented in the 1.7 release notes.
> >
> > http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7#wc-pristines
> >
> >> 2. this isn't automatic.
> >
> > Yes, that's a known bug that we need to fix someday.
> Btw it's not a bug for some use cases: Subversion doesn't download
> files if user switches to branch and then back to trunk. Which is very
> useful in some scenarios.

Agreed, that'd be an argument for not deleting pristines *as soon as*
they're not necessary, but less often then that.  You should mention it
on the aforelinked issue ticket if it's not already there :)

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