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Re: How to speed up commit (timing out, locking repo)?

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2005-05-11 01:58:57 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>>I'm trying to commit an images directory containing three subdirs
>>for a total of >120,000 files.
>>The smallest subdirectory has about 47,000 files, about 9 GB of
>>data. CPU and memory stay relatively low, 15-20% and yet it is
>>taking days to commit the small directory,
>>often hanging in the middle and requiring a recover of the repository.
> This is not normal, nor expected. There's no reason it should ever
> hang or crap out. Everything is streamy. Can you show us specific
> details? Transcripts?

Windows filesystems often drag their feet on directories containing so
many files. The more files there, the slower access to those files
becomes. If the smallest directory he has contains ~47,000 files, I'm
guessing that the filesystem is going to be quite slow.

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