Sysadmin Load Reduction: Subversion Infrastructure

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at
Tue Nov 12 12:11:43 GMT 2019

Māris Nartišs ha scritto:
> pirmd., 2019. g. 11. nov., plkst. 16:02 — lietotājs Luigi Toscano
> (<luigi.toscano at>) rakstīja:
>> Alexander Potashev ha scritto:
>>> вс, 10 нояб. 2019 г. в 18:09, Luigi Toscano <luigi.toscano at>:
>>>> Nate Graham ha scritto:
>>>>> On 11/9/19 4:50 PM, Nicolás Alvarez wrote:
>>>>>> El sáb., 9 de nov. de 2019 a la(s) 20:29, Nate Graham (nate at escribió:
>>>>>> - Experiment conversion to git and see if the resulting repo(s) are of
>>>>>> a reasonable size (I vaguely recall seeing bad results with this)
>>> I expect that a single Git repository would be several GBs in size.
>> For the record, the current checkout (without svn metadata) of trunk/l10n-kde4
>> (ok, no more needed), branches/stable/l10n-kde4, branches/stable/l10n-kf5,
>> branches/stable/l10n-kf5-plasma-lts, trunk/l10n-kf5 and trunk/l10n-summit is
>> ~11 GiB. The trunk/l10n-kf5 branch alone is 5.3 GiB.
> One of pro sides of SVN still is ability to work with a single
> directory instead of whole repo. For Latvian language it means using
> only ~300MB of disk space (I have less than 1GB free space on my
> laptop). Thus if a move to GIT is planned, I would vote to have a
> separate repo for each language.

Right, but that would make the life of people doing bulk changes (like me)
much more complicated. Right now I can do all the changes in one shot. That's
part of the problem.


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