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Re: [Subclipse-users] Calculating Decoration - why so slow?

From: Mark Phippard <mphippard_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 10:23:11 -0500

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 12:40 AM, Tom Walter <tom.walter_at_hitwise.com> wrote:

> I have a project with 10k odd files. When using 'compute deep outgoing
> state' and doing any non trivial thing like switching branches or
> opening a new project, the 'SVN Decoration Calculation' task seems to
> never end. I am not sure if it crashes or what, but generally I get
> bored and kill the eclipse process after 10 mins or so. Because also
> when this task is running it prevents other user tasks from occurring.
> Also occasionally it seems to run out of memory and shut down eclipse at
> about 1 GB or so.
> I can get around it by turning off deep outgoing state of course... but
> this makes it difficult to tell the status of the project... which is a
> major feature I use from subclipse.
> Running a command line svn status on the project finishes in
> milliseconds, so what exactly is taking all the time in eclipse?
> I am on windows, the files are hosted on a linux machine that I connect
> to over LAN using samba. Eclipse 3.4.1, Subclipse 1.4.7, using JavaHL.
> I've tried reinstalling eclipse and subclipse from scratch, and
> recreating the project, starting with eclipse - clean and all that. I
> don't think it is a problem with the state of my environment. It seems
> to be something that subclipse particularly doesn't like about either
> the files in the project or perhaps the network setup...
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.

What happens if you right-click on project and choose the Refresh
option before you do this? It sounds like your workspace might be out
of synch.

The switch option does a refresh after it runs, so if your workspace
was out of synch, this can take a long time to run. If you do the
refresh first, that can give you an idea if that is the problem or

Mark Phippard
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