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Re: [TSVN] Slow browsing for shares on a remote machine

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-10-21 17:55:32 CEST

Felix Brack wrote:
> When i list the shares (not the folders) of a network computer
> from a client machine where TSVN 1.1.0 build 1769 is istalled, the
> listing of the shares is very slow. To prevent any side effects, I
> disabled overlay icons; this did not change the browsing speed. Browsing
> from the same client machine without TSVN installed works fine.
> I made the same test on two other machines (W2k, XP) with exactly the
> same results.
> The server, from which I am listing the shares, is a linux box with samba
> 3.0.7 installed. Examining the log of the smb daemon reveals the
> following (sorry for the long lines, but it's simpler to read):
> The interesting lines are those stating "could't find service .svn".
> This is the reason for the delay, when browsing with TSVN installed.
> Now my question: why does the TSVN explorer extension try to
> connect to a SERVICE '.svn'? I understand that TSVN is looking for a
> directory '.svn' (when browsing below a share) but why does it try to
> connect to service '.svn'?
> To be very clear, listing shares is slow, listing directories (and
> files) is fast.

To be honest: I have no idea what's happening here. TSVN never does
something like calling/connecting to a service. Really!
I also never noticed that with a normal windows share (not Samba). So
maybe this is specific to Samba?


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