On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17.02.2010 21:26, Kevin Radke wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Stefan Küng<tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 17.02.2010 03:38, Kevin Radke wrote:
>>>> In debugging DFS performance problems with Microsoft, it was
>>>> determined that TortoiseSVN was crawling network shares even
>>>> when the Network drive type was not enabled. Network
>>>> traces showed it was recursively looking for .svn directories
>>>> when using Windows explorer to browse to UNC paths.
>>>> Status cache was also set to "shell" mode, with no
>>>> change in the behavior.
>>>> Disabling "Show excluded folders as normal" stopped the
>>>> crawling behavior that would appear to the user as long pauses
>>>> when trying to browse UNC paths typed into Windows explorer.
>>>> Any reason this value defaults to on?
>>> Yes: users were confused that they didn't see any overlays at all and
>>> reported that TSVN wasn't working.
>>> That's why we changed the default for this to "on".
>> Do you remember when it was changed to be on? It seems the
> I'd have to search the mailing list. But I'm guessing that's the default
> for a long time now.
>> extra traffic is a little concerning to our network team (and Microsoft)
> Strange, MS never contacted us about that. They contacted us because of
> some other problems before, but never because of this.
We had a 26 hour con call with them the last couple of days.
(Mainly due to other issues in my opinion, but this TortoiseSVN concern
was something we could easily address.)
>> in our large WAN environment. I'm sure other corporate
>> environments may have similar concerns. Defaulting
>> to generating extra network traffic when not even doing
>> a subversion operation (just browsing a network share
>> when TortoiseSVN is installed) isn't an ideal situation.
>> (Browsing a WAN network share seems to double in
>> wall clock time when the extra .svn folder checks are enabled.)
> I guess I could change the default to off.
I was hoping some other users might chime in with some
opinions or similar experiences. Off seems like a good
default to me, but I'm only looking at it from this particular
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