Re: Tortoise 1.4.6 locks Explorer on Windows-XP and affects file access performance
John, I have experienced these problems too...
The solution that I am using is to turn off the status cache...
2007/12/28, John Lundbäck <email@example.com>:
> Hi all I've experienced a very curious problem.
> We are running subversion 1.4.6 linked against Apache 2.2 on a W2k3
> server SP2 and has been doing so for a year or so and have had no
> problems of any kind when using earlier releases of Tortoise but after I
> installed the latest 1.4.6 release things went down hill.
> When I expand the working directory in Explorer it hangs forever and the
> only way of restoring this is to kill Explorer process which then
> informs me that TortoiseProcWnd process is not responding.
> I tried to wipe the entire work set from my local disc and getting a
> fresh copy from the server and that sorted the problem as long as I did
> not log out and in again to our domain.
> However next problem was that when building either from makefiles or a
> Visual Studio 2003 project with 100-300 files the build speed is
> severely affected by something that make my dual core machine crawl next
> to a stand still. There is no lockup but the file access seems to be
> extremely slow and I cannot tell from the Task manager that there is any
> particular tortoise process stealing any cpu power the file access is
> just painfully slow.
> When I logged back in today I was met with the same problems once again
> and with that I switched back to 1.4.5 and all is working well again.
> Also note that the Windows-XP machines I run on has all the latest
> patches and does not run any virus/antiwhatever which I uninstalled
> during my investigation of this issue.
> Have anyone else experienced these problems with the 1.4.6 release of
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Leandro de Paula Silva
Received on Fri Dec 28 14:38:03 2007
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