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Re: Problem with large commits

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-04-23 07:49:00 CEST

On Apr 22, 2007, at 10:29 PM, Tim T. wrote:

> Hi,
> Committing large files to Subversion seems to take forever.
> I handle the infrastructure for a project which needs to archive
> some 10-20 XML
> files of about 6-7 Megabytes each. These datafiles are an essential
> part of the
> delivery and must be archived.
> The last update to these datafiles took on the order of two hours,
> even though I tried
> to be smart and deleted them first, checking the files in as though
> they were new,
> and thus elliminating any line-by-line diffs.

I would recommend keeping those files as related to their
predecessors. For files that large, after a while, you'll appreciate
the svndiff algorithm in the repository for space savings.

> Checking the project server ( A Sun Blade 1500, with 1 Gig of
> memory), I noticed
> that the post-commit script was eating 100 % CPU and 100% memory
> during that
> time. I'm using the standard perlscript by the way, no local mods.

Well, that's the issue, not Subversion itself.

What is you post-commit script running?


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