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Re: SVN checkout slow on windows compare to linux

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 22:31:00 +0200

On 23.09.2010 22:10, Geoff Rowell wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 3:56 PM, Yogurt<joghurt_at_impulzus.com> wrote:
>> Hi Stefan,
>>
>> 1. I've found the original issue here (not closed) so I've posted my foundings here.
>>
>> 2. Since it was TortoiseProc.exe (clearly part of TSVN) that drives the CPU nuts, how should I know that a given function belongs to the SVN library or not?
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------
>> http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=4061&dsMessageId=2663808
>
> I have a directory structure with only about 3 or 4 directory levels,
> but a few of the low-level directories contain 10K+ small (3-4 KB)
> files. I attempted to check it out onto a Windows XP box. Bad idea. It
> ended up taking 3 or 4 days. You could see the SVN (v1.6 command line)
> output progressively slowing down.
>
> Did the same thing under Ubuntu Linux. It was done within 10 minutes.

3-4 days? Seriously?

this only leaves two options:
* you're a git fanboy, trying to discredit SVN
* your Windows setup is completely screwed up

Seriously: I often check out projects with 35K files within an hour or
so, and that's with one of the worst AV installed (Kaspersky).
If it takes you that long, something is wrong, and it definitely is
*not* svn or TSVN.

Stefan

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