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RE: SVN checkout slow on windows compare to linux

From: David Balažic <david.balazic_at_comtrade.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:39:32 +0200

Liam Friel wrote:
>
> >That said, several people have done benchmarks on Linux vs Windows on
> the SAME exact hardware and shown that Linux is just faster
> >at most client side operations that do a lot of disk access.
>
> Agree with Bob 100%. This is absolutely the case. I have
> tested this on
> a dual-boot machine under as near identical conditions as possible (as
> part of an internal activity to get our corporate anti-virus solution
> improved).
>
> NTFS filesystem + anti-virus software turned on, SVN 1.6.x, creating a
> large WC from scratch (~5GB) with ~35K files, Windows XP SP2 took 5
> times longer than Linux Fedora 11 (ext3 FS I think) to create the WC.
>
> By tweaking the anti-virus stuff and disabling indexing and
> such, it was
> possible to improve this on Windows a bit. But still, Linux
> was 3 times
> faster on the same hardware than Windows and there is nothing
> to be done
> about it until svn 1.7 hopefully improves things.

What times did you get with not AV on Windows?

Regards,
David

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