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Re: Potential bug, svn delete with large number of files in directory

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006q2_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-05-05 15:21:53 CEST

On May 5, 2006, at 04:13, Gary Bentley wrote:

> Did a svn delete <directory> of a directory which contains 18000
> files. The delete started off ok but after about 30 minutes it
> just "froze", that is no more output was being output to the
> shell. [snip]

Wasn't there some problem with the Windows shell mentioned on this
list a couple times now where it just blows up if it gets too much
data? Would printing 18,000 paths qualify as too much data? If this
was the problem, then I believe the only solution was to get
Microsoft to fix the Windows shell or to print less data to it (i.e.
delete fewer files at a time?).... Or to get an OS with a better

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