Re: RFC: Central version control for Debian
firstname.lastname@example.org (Goswin Brederlow) writes:
> Each day theres about 50 MB source updates. Some are new orig.tar.gz
> files, which could be diffed. But just assume the uncompressed diffs
> are about 50 MB/day.
> That means each year the debian cvs grows 18 GB in size. So in one
> year time we have 6 times the size.
No, that's not right.
The typical new source package upload, even if the diff.gz is large, is only
a small increment over the previous version. I bet there's less than 1 MB/day
that would be added to an existing CVS tree, but I am of course not burdened
by the presence of any real data.