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Re: TortoiseSVN causing Windows XP to index every half hour?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 14:35:00 +0100

On 08/04/2008, eweihrauch <Erich.Weihrauch_at_assuretec.com> wrote:
> Good morning everyone. We use TortoiseSVN and Subversion together in our
> office for managing source code. We have a user that has a machine with
> roughly 4 large hard drives who mainly deals with images, After having
> switched the user from using VSS to manage his changes, and having installed
> TortoiseSVN and just configuring it to connect with our Subversion server,
> it seems that roughly every half an hour, TortoiseSVN just seems to index
> the same folder groupings over and over again causing a major hit in
> performance to his system. I've done various things to check for general
> issues but it all comes down to TortoiseSVN. Is there any way to supress
> Tortoise from doing this? It's not like it's connecting to the server, but
> its just indexing and indexing...the usert does have Indexing turned on in
> Windows XP but this from what I know should not be causing issues (if that
> were the case other users would be having the same issues on their XP
> machines as they have TortoiseSVN installed and XP with Indexing enabled).
> Any thoughts?

You could try changing the status cache from Default to Shell.
(TSVN->Settings->Overlays). That would prevent the background status
monitor from looking for changes. The icon overlays would not then
display the recursive status, but you can't have everything ;-)

Simon

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Received on 2008-04-08 15:35:07 CEST

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