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Re: Windows SVN Client Incredibly Slow

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-02 19:13:10 CEST

On 5/2/07, Charlie Davis <fishgills@fishgills.net> wrote:
> First, some background:
> My repository is being stored on a linux server in the same building (downstairs).
> On a linux box in my cubicle, svn checkout/updates/switch are all super fast.
> Linux box and my windows desktop are on the same network, plugged into the same switch so it's not a networking issue.
> The problem:
> Doing svn update takes 1 - 2 minutes, svn switches take more time than I can wait. I've never let one finish and I've waited up to 20 minutes. In the process list svn.exe isn't doing anything. No CPU usage, nothing.
> Again, if I use a linux box in my cubicle, svn commands are just about instantaneous.
> Can anyone help?

Windows filesystem I/O can be fairly slow.

Many Windows Anti-Virus programs make it even slower and are known to
slow down SVN.

Windows search indexing makes it yet slower.

Turning off as many of these things as possible can sometimes yield
large improvements in performance.

Mark Phippard
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Received on Wed May 2 19:13:30 2007

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