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Re: Commits & Updates freeze using svn+ssh://

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-22 18:35:31 CEST

Mike Wilcox wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been using TortoiseSVN for a few weeks now, and all has been
> working well. However, it's recently started giving me problems -
> originlly when committing, and now updating, largish files.
> I've been accessing the repository with an svn+ssh:// protocol so far -
> I have putty installed, with the key held within pageant. The URL is of
> the form svn+ssh://user@machine/path/to/repos and I'm using tortoiseplink.
> The main symptom is when I go to commit a largish file (say 4MB). When
> the commit process gets to the file, the client machine hits 100% load
> (in tortoiseplink), while the server remains untroubled (although a
> process list shows that the SSH connection has been made. The file is
> never transferred, and the whole process just freezes. I've left it for
> up to 2 hours, but its definitely stuck. It ignores the "cancel button",
> but does stop if I hit the X button top-right.
> Note that when things were working, I've dealt with much larger files -
> certainly up to 75MB.

I've heard that plink has problems on multi-core processors. Are you now
using such a machine with e.g. a dual-core processor?

> I'm now at something of a loss as to how to investigate further. I'm
> getting no errors, and no logs, on either the client or the server. Just
> files that won't behave, and a machine that just jumps to 100%.
> Can anyone offer some suggestions?

This seems to be a problem in plink (TortoisePlink is just a small hack
to get rid of the DOS-box, no real change to plink is done there). So I
can't really help you there, sorry.


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