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Re: tSVNCache running priority, is it set by installer?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-22 19:46:59 CEST

Alf Christophersen wrote:
> From the manuals I found on net it states that tSVNCache runs at the
> lowest priority in order not to hog the CPU and block other programs.
>
> Since changing execution priority is a privileged tasked only allowed
> when running as administrator etc, I wonder if this is being set at
> install time.

Where did you get that information from? A thread can set its priority
without having admin rights - the thread has full access to itself.
The threads in TSVNCache set their priorities themselves, so that's not
a problem at all.

> (I run 1.4.3 and disk access is very slow, and speeds up immediately I
> kill tSVNcache (and it restarts again) After a few minutes, disk access
> is again slow, and I need to kill the process again.

There might be another problem here. How big is your working copy? Do
you have a virus scanner installed which might interfere with the cache?
Try to configure your vscanner so that it won't scan your working copies.

Stefan

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