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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 00:09:45 CEST

On 6/20/07, Zach Bailey <zach.bailey@hannonhill.com> wrote:
> It seems odd that a GC event could be causing this every time,
> especially since it happens invariant of the size or number of files I
> am updating.
> Additionally a full GC should only pause the JVM, effecting only Eclipse
> and related processes, not the entire O/S environment.
> Mark, what Java version are you running?
> C:\Documents and Settings\Zach Bailey>java -version
> java version "1.5.0_12"
> Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_12-b04)
> Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_12-b04, mixed mode, sharing)
> To me this seems indicative of JavaHL grabbing some system wide
> lock/entering some critical path that is causing the entire O/S to spin
> while it completes its business.

I am using 1.6 right now, but in the past I always used a current 1.5.

I do not think there even is such a thing as a global system lock to
grab, and Subversion certainly does not use one. Also consider, that
JNI happens everywhere when using Subclipse. Getting decorators,
showing history, everything. Do they all have this pause?

If not, then what is different about update? Maybe the pause is some
kind of filesystem level problem when SVN is crawling the WC. Do you
have an aggressive A/V solution that might be intercepting every file

Mark Phippard
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