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Re: [Subclipse-users] Subclipse update on windows causes system pauses

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-21 00:00:09 CEST

On 6/20/07, Zach Bailey <zach.bailey@hannonhill.com> wrote:
> I realize this may be more suitable for a JavaHL mailing list if there
> is one, however I believe it may have to do with Subclipse to an extent
> as well.
>
> Here is the problem I am running into: when I do an "update", my
> computer sometimes completely becomes non-interactive for a noticeable
> amount of time, generally anywhere from 1-5 seconds. My assumption is
> this is when Subclipse is interacting with the native Subversion API
> libraries supplied on the Windows platform. Note that this is not just
> Eclipse that seems to be taking a hiatus but it infact interferes with
> the entire O/S (i.e. other programs I am trying to use become
> unresponsive as well).
>
> My question is, why does this happen? Is this due to some issue when
> interfacing between Java and native libraries using JNI? I must admit it
> is really annoying to have my computer "freeze" for a couple seconds
> every time I do an update (which is multiple times daily).
>
> I know the simple solution is to use JavaSVN/SVNKit, but is this
> something that is being looked into or that the developers are aware of?
>
> This happens on both my work and home systems:
>
> System specs
> Intel Core Duo/Quad processors
> Windows XP
> Latest Subclipse using JavaHL
> Both Eclipse 3.2 and 3.3RC4 exhibit the behavior

I doubt it is JavaHL or JNI causing it. Try showing the heap and see
if it is a GC event causing it.

I definitely do not see this on my setup which is similar.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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