This seems to be a likely explanation. I tried it yesterday by adding separately files and folders (took a while), and there was never a problem with it, and I ended the day by extracting a working copy to my desktop. :-)
I wish all list members a Merry Christmas and fruitful and prosperous new year. Thanks for the wonderful correspondence in the year 2008, which is hurrying into history. God bless you all. Bodvar Bjorgvinsson. Iceland 2008/12/23 Mike Feimster <mike.feimster at acstechnologies.com>: > Bodvar, > > It appears that the transactions folder is like a staging folder. I > could see files it in while I was committing, but it was empty when the > commit was finished. > > Just a swag, but you might want to create a repository on your local > drive and see if you can add the manual to that repository. Those folder > sizes seem big (my experience is that the files take up less disk space > in the repository than on your hard drive) but the transaction folder > might require a lot of space to work. > > Mike > > -----Original Message----- > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Bodvar > Bjorgvinsson > Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2008 5:11 AM > To: Framers List > Subject: SVN creates a huge db > > I was doing my first real testing on SVN (TortoiseSVN) yesterday. I have > been issued a meager 8GB space on a server (Windows 2003 Server) shared > with another kind of database. > > I had cleaned up a set of my largest manual consisting of a several > hundred files after deletion of all files except the main fm and book > files and a few graphic files, all in all 250MB of files. These I > uploaded to a new repository and imported it into the database where it > seemed to add a lot of files fast, until, ending on the > 'db\transactions\4-1.txn\rev', which apparently froze. After more than > half an hour, suddenly the size sprang from some 5GB to more than 7GB > and left me with the message: 'There is not enough space on the disk.' > > I have googled and searched some of the SVN related users lists and have > not seen any explanation to this. This seems too bloated to be normal > IMHO. > > Can anyone on the list help me or explain this to me? > > Thanks beforehand, > > Bodvar Bjorgvinsson, > Supervisor Publishing, > Flight Ops, > Air Atlanta Icelandic.