[svk-devel] [Noob Alert] Subversion => SVK

Mark Lundquist lundquist.mark at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 23:57:15 EST 2007

On Jan 20, 2007, at 9:47 AM, Andrew Ruder wrote:

>>> Yes you can; you can start mirroring a depot at any point in time. I
>>> seem to remember that this might use more disk space for
>>> branches/tags, but I don't know this for certain.
>> How do I do this?  I looked for it in the book, maybe I missed it?
> In most cases you do *not* want to do this.  On the GNUstep project I
> mirrored 1000 revisions (vs. 24000) and ended up using well over a gig
> and a half for my repository, with all 24000 it was well under a gig 
> I had more information.  When you start mirroring at anywhere besides
> rev 1, it can no longer utilize cheap copies for the tags/branches
> you've made.  It has to literally import every tag/branch as new files
> and that gets very hefty very fast.

D'oh, you're right, I can see why that would be.  OK, I nuked 
everything and started over...

thx guys,

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