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Re: performances problem with working copy on remote server

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-04-19 17:34:04 CEST

On Apr 19, 2007, at 8:14 AM, Daniele P. wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm asking for an advice/experience using the working copy on
> a linux server on a lan for linux and windows clients.
> I made a little test and a simple svn st which takes 0.2 sec on a
> local
> copy (at 2nd run) takes about 30 sec on a samba mounted (mount.smb,
> default options) filesystem.
> There are about 4000 file (total size ~ 50MB) in 800 directories in
> the wc. I think the reason lies in the filesystem cache but I'm not
> sure.
> Do you have any advice for choosing cifs, smb or nfs, mounting
> option or
> subversion configuration that could improve performances?
> Or simply the subversion wc filesystem usage patterns aren't suited
> for
> network drives?

All the working copies we use sit on NFS and it works pretty well.
People don't complain about the slowness.

You may just want to do some checkout and update tests on the
different remote filesystems you have access to.

Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
CTO, OrcaWare Technologies
Subversion training, consulting and support
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