[svnbook commit] r1313 - trunk/src/en/book

C. Michael Pilato cmpilato at red-bean.com
Thu May 19 16:18:16 CDT 2005

fitz wrote:

>Author: fitz
>Date: Thu May 19 15:05:12 2005
>New Revision: 1313
>Modified: trunk/src/en/book/ch09.xml
>--- trunk/src/en/book/ch09.xml	(original)
>+++ trunk/src/en/book/ch09.xml	Thu May 19 15:05:12 2005
>@@ -4033,6 +4033,19 @@
>             <replaceable>LOWER</replaceable> is given, dump that one
>             revision tree.  See <xref linkend="svn-ch-5-sect-3.5"/>
>             for a practical use.</para>
>+          <para>If the size of your Subversion dumpfile is a concern,
>+            you can use the <option>--deltas</option> switch to (in
>+            some cases drastically) reduce the size of the dumpfile
>+            that <command>svnadmin</command> creates.  With this
>+            switch, instead of writing the full content of each
>+            revision to the dumpfile, <command>svnadmin dump</command>
>+            will only emit the differences from one revision to the
>+            next.  There are, however, disadvantages to creating
>+            deltified dumpfiles: It's more CPU intensive to create
Lose the colon.  We don't do colons.  We do —es.  And you don't 
capitalize after a colon anyway.

>+            them and <command>svndumpfilter</command> can't operate on
>+            them.</para>
Did you intentionally omit the disadvantage related to compressability 
due to lack of redundant data that was in the original patch?  If so, 
why?  (Might be a bogus claim for all I know -- enlighten me.)

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