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Re: SVN checkout slow on windows compare to linux

From: Geoff Rowell <geoff.rowell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 17:29:24 -0400

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 4:31 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

* I could count on one hand the number of times I've used git. Nice try, but no.

* Install Windows. Install Subversion. svn checkout. How is that
screwed up? Again, nice try, but no.

Geoff Rowell
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Received on 2010-09-23 23:32:18 CEST

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