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Re: TSVNCache Memory usage

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 19:10:36 +0100

Ralf Oberländer wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would like to point you again to the increased memory usage of the
> TSVNCache since 1.5x.
> I have seen in previous threads, that this topic was already discussed.
> As a result the memory usage of the cache was not a bug.
> But with tortoise 1.4.8 I have memory usage of 124MByte. With tortoise
> 1.5.4 I had a memory usage of about 1.2GByte.
> Means the memory usage has increased by factor 10!!!
> (I know, that there must be a lot of files checked out on my hard disk.
> That's really the case.
> I'm doing hardware IC design and embedded software development. Each
> project consists of 10000 to 30000 files.
> Having a couple of customers with 1-3 active projects each, the total
> amount of svn managed files becomes very high.)
> Until now, this prevents me from updating my tortoise client to 1.5.x.
> An alternative would be to deactivate the icon overlays with unlimited
> recursion depth.
> I like the recursive icon overlays and appreciate that feature of tortoise.
> I would be sorrowed, if I would loose that feature after upgrading to
> version 1.5.x.
> So I would very appreciate to have the latest tortoise with reduced
> memory usage.

Are you using an explorer replacement?
Did you restart after upgrading?

I've never seen such high memory use with 1.5.x, and I have at least as
many working copies, some with even more files than you mentioned.


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Received on 2008-11-11 19:11:01 CET

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