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Re: TortoiseSVNCache resource usage

From: Robert Roessler <robertr_at_rftp.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:16:26 -0800

Bob Archer wrote:
> You can turn off the caching by setting it to "none" in Settings ->
> Overlays -> Status Cache
>
> But, I think then you don't get overlays at all.

I would add that in case you have lots of *other* stuff on this system
in addition to the large WC(s), you can at least restrict the cache
process to only "looking" at your WC(s) by using the include/exclude
settings.

> *From:* Sean Colombo [mailto:sean.colombo_at_gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, December 04, 2009 6:46 AM
> *To:* users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> *Subject:* TortoiseSVNCache resource usage
>
> Hi,
> First off: TortoiseSVN rocks. Thank you all for your hard work!
>
> I'm having problems where regular usage of my computer is resulting in
> occasional crashes (don't have a report zip file because that hasn't
> happened for a while) but it is also having frequent runaway resource usage.
>
> About every hour or two my computer will become extremely slow and the
> TortoiseSVN process appears to be the culprit with very high usage of
> both CPU and memory. I've gotten in the habit of routinely killing the
> process (which seems to start itself again later). I'm not sure how
> large the process gets anymore since I kill it early on in its life now.
> Previously, when I was afraid to just end the process, I saw it grow to
> well over 500 megs of memory.
>
> I'm using TortoiseSVN 1.6.6. I think the problems started for me when I
> upgraded (but I don't remember my previous version).
>
> I'm not sure how much of this is related to the version of Tortoise and
> how much is my projects. I have admittedly large projects that use
> TortoiseSVN. Example: http://www.ohloh.net/p/wikia (it says about 2
> million lines in about 3,000 files).
>
> Is there possibly a bug in SVN or is my usage just beyond what it is
> built to support? If that's the case, is there a way I can disable or at
> least tame the caching?
>
> Thank you,
> - Sean Colombo
>
> Version Information
> TortoiseSVN 1.6.6, Build 17493 - 32 Bit , 2009/10/19 20:22:18
> Subversion 1.6.6,
> apr 1.3.8
> apr-utils 1.3.9
> neon 0.28.6
> OpenSSL 0.9.8k 25 Mar 2009
> zlib 1.2.3

Robert Roessler

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