Re: Checkout really slow in Windows with lots of files in one directory
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 11:59, Neil Bird <neil_at_jibbyjobby.co.uk> wrote:
> Around about 26/01/11 14:43, Andy Levy typed ...
>> It's known and oft-lamented. NTFS just doesn't handle this scenario
>> well - it's probably one of the reasons FSFS sharding was introduced
>> (I'm speculating a bit here).
> This is stuff that's currently in SourceSafe, which doesn't exhibit any
> obvious issues (well, apart from the obvious :) ), so I can't blame NTFS
> just for not handling the sheer volume of files.
SourceSafe (last I knew) manages working copies differently.
Subversion downloads into a temp location inside .svn, then copies
that to the "real" location in .svn, then copies to the "visible"
working copy. There's a *lot* more I/O going on with Subversion.
Received on 2011-01-26 20:15:01 CET
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