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Re: [TSVN] Very long time to crawl WC.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-07 08:45:53 CET

On 12/7/05, Peter McNab <mcnab_p@melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> Hot off the press.

Seems my nightly build is finally working properly :)

> Exercising r5085 on Win2K and the scan behavior as reported yesterday
> (6th Dec) is the same.
> It may not be the intended behavior but on a small WC it is not a huge
> problem.
> Might be one on a larger WC though.
> Initial crawl of TortoiseSVN WC 1 Min 48 Secs. :-\
> Subsequent Crawl 15 Secs. :-)

Sure! The first crawl means a lot of disk access (the actual 'svn st' is done).
Second and further crawls mean only recalculate the recursive status,
no disk access (some exceptions, but few).

> Test repeated upon second reboot confirms 1st test result.
> Note. I keep my HDD defragmented to overcome extraneous influences and
> Cacheman turned off too.
> *Shut down is clean*. Excellent again.
> If it's not a silly question, is or are there documents that spell out
> in human digestible detail the workings of cache and the precise
> structure of information passing to and fro and when? I'm getting more
> and more tempted to try a re-write (but it would be in Delphi).

No, there's no document about that. And, another rewrite?
Will already did that by introducing the cache in the first place,
then I did a part-rewrite with the filesystem-watching, now you want
to do it again?


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