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Re: Why such performance gap between checkout and export?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-10 17:55:15 CEST

Rainer Sokoll wrote:
>
>> I have setup a Windows server running SVN 1.4.4 + Apache 2.0.
>> I run some tests locally on the server to avoid impact of network.
>>
>> svn checkout svn://localhost/... -> 91s
>> svn export svn://localhost/... -> 28s
>>
>> The tests were run on a source tree of 2500 files / 50 MB.
>>
>> So, it seems that the client is doing a lot of additional things on a
>> checkout but it seems to be much to me.
>
> If you check out a repo, the client has to write all the meta data into
> the .svn dirs.
> This causes a lot of overhead, of course.

Considering that the meta data includes a complete extra copy of the
files as checked out, that shouldn't be surprising.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell@gmail.com
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