Thanks for the feedback and for the clarification of "-N". I
suspected that if one specified the file itself the "-N"
wouldn't be necessary and don't know why I was using the "-N" in
these tests. I'll file the issue and try again without the "-N"
(just specifying the file.)
--- email@example.com wrote:
> Subversion Newbie <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Again I'm at it trying to get decent (?) response times in
> > update" on a large repository. I'm using svn 1.1.1 and FSFS
> > (not BerkDB), on Linux, on a fairly fast machine with fast
> > disks.
> > I create a test repository made from approx 94000 files in
> > directories, total of about 1.6 GB. (Takes about 13 minutes
> > "svn import" the whole thing.)
> > Next, I check out the entire contents into two areas ("work"
> > "www"). I modify a single file (index.html in one of the
> > directories) from the "work" area and commit it with
> > "svn commit -m 'changed index' -N index.html"
> > Then, I go to the "www" area to update. I run
> > "svn update -N index.html" and it takes 30 seconds to update
> > that one file.
> > My question is, shouldn't this be _much_ faster, given that
> > telling it exactly what file(s) to update? (That's my
> > understanding of what the "-N" option does.)
> > By the way, an "svn update" of the whole thing, without the
> > "-N" option, takes about 1:44 minutes.
> > Any ideas? Or am I doomed to a slow "svn update" time with
> > repository this large?
> You're right, it should be faster, I think. Not sure what's
> the slowness.
> Could you file an issue for this, pointing to the URL to your
> message in the archives, and mentioning that this is *not* a
> of issue #1831?
> Btw, "-N" does not mean "I'm telling you exactly what files".
> means "Do not recurse into subdirectories". By passing a
> filename on
> the command line, you already told it exactly what files. No
> should be necessary. But, I'd be curious to know if you get
> the same
> behavior without the -N. Also, how many other files and
> subdirs are
> in that particular directory?
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