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Re: Slow checkout speeds over a local network and transfer hangs

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 20:00:18 -0400

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 15:45, Ian M. <ian_at_auricom.com> wrote:
> I'm very much a fan of subversion and I've been using it for a couple
> years now. I set up a server at our office here using VisualSVN some
> months ago. We do flex and flash work and some of the flash files are
> laden with video and audio. We have a VERY large project that has
> nearly 4GB of flash files in a folder.
> Here's the issues I'm having.
> First off, when checking out or checking in files once the very last
> file has finished (or once its getting relatively close) the transfer
> speed drops to 0 bytes and TortoiseSVN hangs there for about 10-15
> minutes until it finally complete or just hangs indefinitely. If it
> hangs indefinitely it usually corrupts the checkout beyond the ability
> of "clean up" to repair it - and then I have the fun task of trying to
> check out 4GB all over again.

Watch the activity on your server. I suspect what you're seeing is the
transfer complete, and then the server taking a long time to complete
the actual check-in transaction. If your server is low on memory
and/or temp directory space, and it's a large checkin, it could cause

> The second issue is that speeds over the local network are no faster
> than our internet speeds here (3/3, yes I know its crap). The transfer
> speeds rarely jump above 3MB when using local hostnames. This is using
> the WebDav over https or http (I tried to resolve this already by
> going the non secure route, to no avail).

Have you verified that the network itself isn't to blame?

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Received on 2008-10-10 02:00:24 CEST

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