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From Vincent Lefevre <vincent-...@vinc17.net>
Subject Re: size of .svn/pristine directory (svn 1.7.x)
Date Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:40:27 GMT
On 2013-12-10 01:00:32 +0400, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> 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.

On machines with sufficient disk space, I agree that this can be
useful.

I suppose it is also the case when doing "svn up -r<some_rev>" if the
pristines of <some_rev> have been kept.

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