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Re: svn log -v very slow

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 03:16:47 -0500

On Sep 2, 2008, at 1:25 AM, N D wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 4:04 PM, Esben Nielsen wrote:
>
>> We have set up subversion and CruiseControl. Whenever CruiseControl
>> checks for changes on the subversion with "svn log -v -r{timestamps}"
>> the operation itself takes a very long time AND every other
>> concurrent
>> operation, like browsing the reporsitory from Eclipse, takes a
>> very long
>> time.
>>
>> When CruiseControl is not doing "svn log" everything is fairly
>> responsive.
>>
>> But top shows no CPU nor much IO usage. What makes subversion so
>> slow?
>>
>> CruiseControl is running on the same host as subversion but using
>> svn://
>> Subversion version is 1.5.1 and OS is Fedora 8 x86_64.
>
> I have a similar experience. When I do a svn log -v, no arguments
> would mean it would log changes on the WC, it runs very slow.

I think I remember something about the log getting slow if the
requested revision range contains a revision that touches *many*
files or directories. Do you have a revision in which you imported
hundreds or thousands of files at once, maybe to import a large
existing project?

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