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Re: [BUG?] TSVNCache hogging disk resources?

From: Oliver Salzburg <oliversalzburg_at_web.de>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:08:41 +0200

Just FYI, in ProcessExplorer you can for example see the IO throughput
of a process.
That can sometimes be helpful. And it is like a mandatory TaskManager
replacement anyhow ;)


Mathieu Brèthes wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've read about this before (on a very old thread:
> http://www.nabble.com/Disable-TSVNCache.exe-to-minimize-disk-IO--to2385446.html
> ) but there doesn't seem to be any "official" bug report in the
> database, so here I go...
> I'm using TortoiseSVN 1.5.0, Build 13316 - 32 Bit , 2008/06/21
> 07:55:29, on a laptop with a rather slow disk (5400 RPM). I have quite
> a number of files (120000+) under Subversion control, organized in
> about 40 projects. Every time I open a directory managed with
> TortoiseSVN in explorer, the system goes very sluggish with constant
> disk access, specially for directories that contains lots of files --
> and what more, it remains in that state afterwards.
> In the taskmanager TSVNCache usually starts at around 4 megabytes and
> goes up to 30-40 megabytes when the system starts getting sluggish. It
> seems to use very little CPU time but as soon as I kill it the system
> becomes snappy again. I think windows' taskman doesn't report time
> spent in I/O and the process keeps reading and writing to the disk all
> the time.
> There are two things that came to my mind while "experiencing" this:
> first of all, there's obviously a memory leak somewhere in that
> process. Secondly, since the only job ot TSVNCache is creating icon
> overlays, maybe it should be set as a lower-priority process when
> spawned (background job). It could be also interesting to "suspend" it
> while doing other SVN operations such as commits and file additions
> (anything that is a bit I/O heavy actually).
> Please consider correcting this at some point. TortoiseSVN is really
> great software and correcting this single bug could make it much nicer
> to use :).
> Cheers,
> Mathieu
> Note : I have already "optimised" my config as much as I can by
> setting up directory exceptions (TSVNCache runs only on my SVN root
> and subdirectories).
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