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Re: svn client lag

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-09-04 19:18:30 CEST

On Sep 4, 2006, at 19:08, Stromek wrote:

> Has anyone seen the repository which is relatively small (about
> 50revisions and
> up to 100 files) which behave extremelly slow (each request has
> delay about 10sec to 1min)? This repository causing
> the problem is used to store mostly binary files. Checkout of entire
> repository has about 80MB which I find very small comparing to
> some extremelly large projects (KDE:). It really scares me if my
> main project
> repository can become, in the future, practically unusable after
> performing some unknown steps.
> Now, I'm trying to recreated proj2 repository in steps and I'm
> trying to
> find what could cause the problem. Does anyone has any idea what
> could be
> the problem?

The only thing that comes to mind about slow performance is the
insufficient entropy problem where Subversion's APR is set to use /
dev/random instead of /dev/urandom on a platform where /dev/random
can be slow. I don't know if your symptoms exactly match those
commonly observed by those experiencing this problem. You could try
recompiling your APR to link against /dev/urandom instead of /dev/
random. There may be another way to determine beforehand if this will
help (by doing some kind of trace to see what Subversion is waiting on).

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Received on Mon Sep 4 19:20:34 2006

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