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Re: svn up known issue?

From: John Waycott <javajohn_at_cox.net>
Date: 2005-07-27 15:27:52 CEST

jason marshall wrote:

>>Perhaps you could tell us exactly how many files and dirs are in your
>>working copy. And, is this running on NTFS?
>>
>>
>
>Certainly. I'll have to poll my non-Windows coworkers for performance
>numbers, but I believe that I am using an NTFS partition (mostly
>defragmented, 25% full). The code tree, minus SVN's additions, is
>about 750 MB and several tens of thousands of files (I can be more
>specific if you need).
>
>Is NTFS really so much worse than FAT32, or are you making a
>comparison versus ext3?
>
>
>
We found that running Norton Antivirus was really slowing things down
during checkout. Turning off the "realtime protection" more than doubled
the checkout speed of a 4,000 file repository from about 5 min to 2 min.
If you are running antivirus software, try turning it off and see what
happens. We didn't test this for update though, so it may not make a
difference.

-- John Waycott

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