svnadmin pack documentation

Stefan Sperling stsp at
Mon Mar 30 17:52:13 CDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 12:39:13AM +0200, Neels Janosch Hofmeyr wrote:
> Hi,
> it appears that `svnadmin pack' is practically not documented at all. The
> nightly book has nothing on it, and all that the commandline help says is:
> [[[
> $ svnadmin help pack
> pack: usage: svnadmin pack REPOS_PATH
> Possibly compact the repository into a more efficient storage model.
> This may not apply to all repositories, in which case, exit.
> ]]]
> Not exactly helpful, is it.
> We at elego are busy advertising this new feature, but I find myself unable
> to provide any proper pointer. I don't really know too much about it, but I
> could try to cook up some makeshifty book entry for so long.
> Is anyone else on this?

See this thread for all the gory details:


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