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Re: [Subversion] Slow checkouts...

From: Mel Riffe <shaw.mriffe_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-28 16:15:28 CET

Hi Johnathan,

Thanks for the reply and I will investigate the points you raise. I will
also look for help from the Subversive community.

I have just recently tasked one of my testers to evaluate Subclipse. I was
unaware the plugins were not 1.4.x clients.

Thanks, again, for the reply.

--Mel

On 11/27/06, Johnathan Gifford <jgifford@wernervas.com> wrote:
>
> Make sure you turn off 'Fast Indexing' on the Eclipse project's
> workspace directory and all subdirectories. If you don't, Windows will
> index everything including Subversion's .svn directory (which is the
> pristine copy you checkedout). Combined with Eclipse's own 'build'
> process for a workspace, the fast indexing will take up some time for
> something that has no benefit.
>
> If you have any anti-virus software running, that'll also take some
> time as well. Especially on a 'checkout' as every file is checked by
> the anti-virus software (including those in the .svn directory). Some
> anti-virus software allow users to skip scans for certain directories.
> But if you in a corporate environment like I am, you may not be able to
> do this.
>
> You will see some performance increases once Subversive or Subclipse
> 'offically' release a 1.4.x client due to the working copy changes.
> The Subclipse beta is showing some really good performance increases on
> checkouts and switches. We don't use Subversive, so I have no idea on
> performance for Subversive.
>
> Johnathan
>
> >>> On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 3:58 PM, in message
> <d19094b50611271358w45610f09t55d8359ccf8f263c@mail.gmail.com>, "Mel
> Riffe"
> <shaw.mriffe@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Howdy Subversion Users,
> >
> > We're currently evaluating Subversion at my workplace and we're
> finding that
> > checkouts are considerably slower when compared to CVS.
> >
> > Here are some details:
> > - Server OS : Red Hat Linux ES 4
> > - Subversion version : 1.1.4
> > - SVN Server : svnserve
> > - Protocol : svn+ssh
> > - Tunnel : plink
> > - Client OS : Windows XP Pro, SP 2
> > - SVN Client : Subversive Eclipse plugin
> >
> > Can anyone point me to any information I can use to debug this
> apparent
> > performance bottleneck? Will upgrading to 1.4.2 solve this problem?
> What
> > other things can I try, look into, etc, before I upgrade (it's
> already been
> > planned)?
> >
> > Thanks, in advance, for all the help.
> >
> > Mel Riffe
>
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