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From Bo Berglund <>
Subject Re: inodes usage of svn server
Date Wed, 03 Jan 2018 21:04:51 GMT
On Wed, 3 Jan 2018 21:16:02 +0100, Branko ?ibej <>

>And there's your answer to the question of day to day performance of the
>repository: Subversion also has to open many vs. just one file when its
>reading historical revisions, so packing will definitely help to reduce
>the number of directory lookups and file opens (the latter are
>notoriously slow on Windows). Depending on usage patterns, the
>performance boost may be significant.

THat seems to be a valid cause for using the function then!
I will look at my new converted repository in view of this info.

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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