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Re: [Subversion] Slow checkouts...

From: Mel Riffe <shaw.mriffe_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-28 16:17:44 CET

Hi Christophe,

Thanks for the reply. I have a feeling it might be specfic to Eclipse. I
am checking out to a local drive. Our CVS repository is on the same server
as the SVN repository; we use plink, too, to access the CVS repository.

Thanks, again, for the reply.

--Mel

On 11/28/06, Méresse Christophe <christophe.meresse@nagra.com> wrote:
>
> > We're currently evaluating Subversion at my workplace and we're finding
> that checkouts are considerably slower > when compared to CVS.
> >
> > Here are some details:
> > - Server OS : Red Hat Linux ES 4
> > - Subversion version : 1.1.4
> > - SVN Server : svnserve
> > - Protocol : svn+ssh
> > - Tunnel : plink
> > - Client OS : Windows XP Pro, SP 2
> > - SVN Client : Subversive Eclipse plugin
> >
> > Can anyone point me to any information I can use to debug this apparent
> performance bottleneck? Will upgrading > to 1.4.2 solve this
> problem? What other things can I try, look into, etc, before I upgrade
> (it's already been > planned)?
>
> Subversion workspace have 4 or 5 more files than CVS workspace, so the
> transfer/creation of these files on the disk can take more time.
> Are you doing your checkout on a local drive of your client or through NFS
> or samba on a network drive ?
> My experience is that if you are doing it on a local drive, the bottleneck
> is probably the server and it should not be much slower than with CVS. But
> if you are doing your checkout on a network drive, the bottleneck is
> probably the network tranfer and can be many times (about 4 times slower in
> my case) than CVS.
>
> Regards
> Christophe
>
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