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Re: transfer rate in Merge dialog

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 13:29:08 +0200

jnizet wrote:
> On 30 juil, 08:37, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> jnizet wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> Is the transfer rate (transferred XXMBytes at YYkBytes/sec.) in the
>>> merge dialog correct?
>>> Because when I merge some of the source files of a project that
>>> contains a total of around 40 MBs of sources, it tells me than
>>> 400MBytes have been transferred. Not a major issue, but something
>>> strange.
>> Yes, it is correct. If it shows 400MB instead of 40MB which you expect,
>> then the additional traffic comes from authentication. I suspect you're
>> using SSPI authentication - that's known to be excessive if you don't
>> configure it to cache:
>> SSPIPerRequestAuth on
>> this will make SSPI only require new authentication for every request,
>> not every datapacket sent.
> Hello, and thanks for your answer.
> I don't use SSPI authentication. My server is a simple svnserve server
> (the svn protocol is thus used) on my own machine, and authentication
> is done with the basic passwd file in the conf directory of the svn
> repo. Nothing fancy, default configuration except for the write
> authorizations.
> Moreover, this occurs during a merge, and anonymous access is
> authorized for read operations, so I guess authentication isn't even
> necessary here.
> When I look at it, it looks as if MBytes are displayed instead of
> KBytes, and KBytes instead of bytes. When I do a switch, the transfer
> rate is around 4 kBytes/sec and the total amount of bytes transferred
> looks right, and whe I do (or simply test) a merge, the transfer rate
> is around 20000kBytes/sec., and the amount of bytes transferred looks
> 1000 times too large.

Merging requires a lot of traffic. I don't think the numbers you see
when merging are really wrong.


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