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Re: [Subclipse-users] Switch Times

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2006-03-24 22:39:47 CET

On 24-Mar-06, at 4:34 PM, Johnathan Gifford wrote:

> A few Windows users here where I work are complaining that take
> more then 5 minutes to perform a switch. But the Mac users stomp
> the Windows users in switching. The Windows users say their
> average switch time is 10 minutes and the Mac users are about 1 to
> 2 minutes (depending upon processor type G4 v. G5). They all get
> the same source code but the project does have a huge amount of
> files and directories.

> Any ideas?

The Windows NTFS filesystem performs very poorly with lots of small
files compared to the Mac's HFS+ file system.

I bet that is part of what is making up the difference.

Scott
Received on Fri Mar 24 22:40:03 2006

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