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RE: problems with large repository

From: Alfonso Urdaneta <AUrdaneta_at_indra-systems.com>
Date: 2006-11-29 16:56:01 CET

> We regularly have working copies in the 25k file/500MB range, and
> have never had problems. Other people have much larger repositories.
> I don't think your issue is related to any inherent scaling issue
> in Subversion.

That's fantastic news, because it means that any problems are my fault
and I can resolve them. I'm definitely relieved to read that.

> How do they fail? What is the error message? Does it always fail at
the same
> point, on the same file?

with tortoise, the transfer just started slowing down more and more and
more until it ground to a halt. With the command line version, it
checked out quite a lot of data, and then finally aborted. I neglected
to save the message though.

> Unless it crashed hard I don't think it should ever leave the working
> copy in a broken state. But then unless you're using 1.4.2 client
> it is a bug that's already been fixed.
> What OS versions on server and client?
> What version of svn are you running on the server and client? Did you
build them
> yourself or are they the stock/distro binaries?
> What server type (svnserve or apache)? What backend (fsfs or bdb)?

client 1.4.2 (r22196), prebuilt binary.
server 1.4.2 (r22196), prebuilt binary.
server linux, 2.6.18 kernel, fedora core 6 distro.
client windows xp.
apache 2.2.3
backend was fsfs

alfonso e. urdaneta
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