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Re: [Subclipse-users] Building workspace takes a long time after merge

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-05 01:31:23 CEST

On 6/4/07, Ruslan Sivak <rsivak@istandfor.com> wrote:
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> > On 6/4/07, Ruslan Sivak <rsivak@istandfor.com> wrote:
> >> We have a fairly large codebase (65k files, 37k folders, 3.5GB including
> >> the .svn folders). When I do a merge, building workspace seems to take
> >> several minutes even if there is only 1 file that's updated. I think
> >> this is because subclipse does not tell eclipse what files have changed,
> >> and therefore eclipse is forced to refresh and rebuild the workspace.
> >> I'm not sure if I'm on the right track here, but if this is the case, is
> >> there anything I can do to fix this? Is there another plugin, perhaps,
> >> that is better able to deal with large projects?
> >
> > Subclipse does both. We notify Eclipse but then we ask Eclipse to
> > refresh your project. There are scenarios with merge and switch where
> > if we do not do this, then all the decorators do not refresh.
> > Generally, even on a very large project if it is all in synch with
> > Eclipse a refresh does not take long. For example, after doing a
> > merge, right-click on the same project and choose the Refresh option.
> > It should run fairly quickly. There is no reason the refresh after
> > the merge should take a long time either, but if you have done
> > something like an external build using Ant, then it can.
> >
> > We tried to remove the refresh duing the 1.1.x release cycle but new
> > problems quickly were reported and we put it back.
> >
> What about on switch? We usually create feature branches, and once we
> create a branch off of trunk and switch to it, it takes a long time for
> the workspace to be built (There are no changes in the files, as the
> branch is identical to trunk). During this time the CPU is at 100%. I
> just did one now, and it took a good 5 minutes to switch.

I mentioned switch in my previous answer. Both switch and merge
require a refresh. Even though files did not change, there are still
changes made to the WC admin area and the refresh needs to happen to
get the new values for things like URL's picked up.

Mark Phippard
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