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Re: initial setup one huge changeset or in pieces

From: gmu 2k6 <gmu2006_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-15 22:31:16 CEST

On 7/15/06, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c@ryandesign.com> wrote:
>
> On Jul 15, 2006, at 21:28, Straw, Scott J wrote:
>
> > Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> >
> >> gmu 2k6 wrote:
> >>
> >>> is there any performance impact whether I try to import an existing
> >>> tree in one step by import or add/commit or if I do it in some
> >>> well-defined steps? fsfs will be the backend.
> >>> btw, while trying to import a >5GiB tree with many C/Java sources
> >>> and
> >>> a lot of binary resources svnserve (started via xinetd) just stopped
> >>> and refused any connections (according to the error message on the
> >>> client side). right now I'm trying to do it by adding and
> >>> committing.
> >>> is there anyway to get logs from svnserve?
> >>
> >> I don't think there are any logs from svnserve.
> >>
> >> Commits of > 2 GiB are supported if you use APR 1.2.x or greater.
> >> They are not possible with APR 0.9.x for example. Check what version
> >> of APR you're using.
> >>
> >> I have read recently on this list that there can be a performance
> >> problem if you have a very large commit and then try to do something
> >> with that revision, such as look at a log for it (IIRC). If these are
> >> separate projects you're importing, you'd do better to import them in
> >> separate commits.
> >
> > I hit that performance problem. Once we turned per-directory access
> > control off (SVNPathAuthz off; see the Subversion doc, under Disabling
> > Path-based checks), everything was hunky-dorey again.
>
> Ok, but that's mod_dav_svn, and gmu2k6 mentioned he's using svnserve.
> Do we know if a similar performance issue exists with svnserve? If
> so, how would one turn off path-based authorization in svnserve?

Actually I was planning to use the new dir-auth-features available in
svnserve since
1.3. btw, the old little P3 on which I've started the add/commit
process of the >5GiB
tree is still working since the last time I mentioned it (later
afternoon GMT+2 up
until now).

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