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Re: svn cvs checkout performance [*]

From: Hilco Wijbenga <hilco.wijbenga_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-18 18:36:38 CEST

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On 6/18/07, Lutz.Dornbusch@fiducia.de <Lutz.Dornbusch@fiducia.de> wrote:
> > I found myself in a similar situation (although our numbers were much
> > worse) ... are you using LDAP for authentication?
>
> No, we use mod_authz
>
> > > On 6/18/07, Lutz.Dornbusch@fiducia.de <Lutz.Dornbusch@fiducia.de>
> wrote:
> > > Are these numbers realistic, or is our server maybe misconfigured?
> > > Is there a possibility to tweak the performance of the svn/apache
> server?
>
> > It turned out that authentication was happening for *every* file. Once
> > LDAP was setup correctly (I wasn't involved with the details but the
> > caching wasn't setup properly) the checkout times went down to around
> > twice the CVS times. That would be normal as Subversion creates both
> > the tree and a pristine copy of it.
>
> Can you provide more details to this caching mechanism(if it is not
> LDAP-specific)?

AFAIK, it *was* LDAP specific.

I do believe there's something misconfigured on your server though.
Maybe you can do some profiling?

> > Also, having Subversion on a physical box (we started with a VMWare
> > machine) seems to make a difference.
>
> yes, but we have a dedicated machine

Well, that should (potentially) save you at least some of the troubles
we've had. :-)

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