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Re: Install/uninstall - 1/2 AN HOUR!!?!

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 08:52:03 -0400

On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 02:08, Mike <tape.wyrm_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> And 2 weeks later I remembered I had posted this...
>
> Well that's all well and good except I don't have this problem with
> anything else except tortoisesvn. And as I said, it's consistent with
> tortoisesvn specifically and it is the only application to cause this.
> So they're obviously doing 'something' to trigger whatever's going on.
> If it were an issue with Vista shouldn't I be seeing this a lot more
> (yes, I do install/uninstall stuff quite a bit)?

I think Stefan posted a while back that there's a temp directory
which, if it's got enough in it, will cause the install to take an
excessively long time. Check the archives.

> On Sep 4, 5:58 pm, Hong <ljf..._at_sdf.lonestar.org> wrote:
>> I had similar experience but with other applications on Windows Vista Home
>> Premium 32-bit. I don't think this is tortoisesvn specific problem, more like
>> Windows Vista problem. There is a pre-fetch cache to speed up application
>> launch with Windows Vista that needs to be rebuilt each time an application is
>> installed/deinstalled, tortoisesvn installer just for some reason triggers a
>> full rebuild of the cache I think. Vista still has many rough edges IMHO.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 12:16:09AM -0700, Mike wrote:
>> > I'm running on vista x64 (but I've seen this happen with the x86
>> > version on my laptop as well) and I just got the latest version of
>> > TortoiseSVN. In the last 2 - 3 versions the install/uninstall time
>> > has been horrendous. Here's what happens:
>>
>> > I get a notification of an update, and I uninstall the old version
>> > (the last time I didn't do this the newer version failed to run). It
>> > uninstalled and asked to reboot, which, I did. As the system was
>> > shutting down it took about 15 minutes for it to finally shut down.
>> > Now, in regular use, the system shuts down in about 20 seconds.
>> > That's a big difference. The only other thing that causes this is my
>> > video card driver uninstall/install. No other application causes this
>> > and it's consistent with every update to TortoiseSVN.
>>
>> > After finally getting back into my system, I download and install the
>> > new version. It installs and asks for a reboot. Again, it took ~15
>> > minutes.
>>
>> > 1/2 an hour to update this program is a little on the ridiculous side.
>>
>> > Just as a test, I've rebooted my machine a couple of times after
>> > installing and it's been fast shutting down, so it's very unlikely
>> > that it's not the tortoisesvn installer.
>>
>> > Has anyone else noticed this? Or am I going mad?
>>
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Received on 2008-09-18 14:52:09 CEST

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