[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: Advocating periodic releases

Dana Hudes dhudes
Fri Oct 6 17:36:31 CEST 2006

Oded Shimon wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 04:55:34PM +0200, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>> Hello,
>> On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 04:19:17PM +0200, Panagiotis Issaris wrote:
>>> One of the nice things is that the entire source code of the FFmpeg project, with
>>> every revision of every file included, fits into 9MiB using GIT. And you always
>> How did you do that? I canceled the SVN import for MPlayer after ca. 500
>> MB because my HD was full...
> I fail to see how it is possible at all, because the ffmpeg _source_ alone 
> is 12mb.
> 16:57 ods15 at crate15 ~/sources/mplayer/ffmpeg $ svn export . bah
> Export complete.
> 16:57 ods15 at crate15 ~/sources/mplayer/ffmpeg $ du -sh bah
> 12M     bah
> You can't compress these or anything, they have to be in raw form 
> regardless of how past history is stored
No usually one has the full text of the base of the tree and stores only 
deltas. SCCS, RCS, and CVS certainly do that. I can't imaging svn doing 

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