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Re: [Subclipse-users] Any performance tips

From: Jeffrey Kesselman <jeffpk_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 00:06:26 -0400

Ive found that subclipse scales very badly in terms of memory usage.

I switched to Subversive some time ago because of this and had much
better resukts.


On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 12:04 AM, Tom Walter <tom.walter_at_hitwise.com> wrote:
> I have performance problems with subclipse, but I suspect it is more to do
> with my setup than subclipse itself.
> I run eclipse/subclipse on a windows machine, with my project files actually
> stored on a separate fileserver on the LAN, which is a Linux box, and with
> the SVN server on a third machine also within the LAN. This is very slow not
> only because of the extra hop when doing svn operations (the files go from
> the SVN server to my windows machine and from there to the fileserver), but
> also because samba performance on Linux is pretty slow, particularly when
> dealing with large directories of many small files.
> If I use the command line client from the fileserver to do my SVN
> operations, that is an order of magnitude faster, but I think that is
> because there isn't the extra network hop, and also it doesn't need to deal
> with Samba issues.
> If you have a similar setup (which I don't imagine is uncommon), that could
> be the cause.
> Performance when my files are on the same machine as eclipse seems much the
> same as it does with the command line client. So I don't think subclipse is
> the issue (in my case)
> keshlam_at_us.ibm.com wrote:
> The difference in speed between Subclipse and the command-line svn client,
> when working with projects that contain huge numbers of tiny files, is at
> least an order of magnitude, possibly two. If anyone knows of a way to bring
> Subclipse's performance up closer to what it it apparently should be capable
> of, I'd appreciate tips... and would suggest adding them to the FAQ.
> Meanwhile, command-line is a workaround... just not as elegant.
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