[CentOS] Subversion server: v1.4 (centos) vs. v1.6 (rpmforge)

Thomas Harold thomas-lists at nybeta.com
Thu Dec 17 13:31:01 UTC 2009


On 12/16/2009 1:32 PM, Mathieu Baudier wrote:
 >> (We took advantage of repository sharding in 1.6, which is why we did a
 >> svn dump/load method.  If we didn't need sharding, we probably could've
 >> just copied the directory tree across from the 1.4 to the 1.6 server.)
 >
 > Did you consider the type of filesystem when setting up sharding?
 > Or would you consider ext3 as good enough?

One other note on file systems.  Our largest repository is 13GB with 
about 8000 revs.  Our repository with the most revs has about 16,000 
(but is only a few GB).

So even the 16k rev database probably didn't need sharding yet.  But 
it's growing at the rate of 5-6k revs per year.


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