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Re: Speeding up workspace

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 12:43:34 -0500

On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 12:35, Ruslan Sivak <russ_at_vshift.com> wrote:
> We have a fairly large repository (8.4GB, 11k revisions). The workspace
> for one of the projects is 100k files, 50k folders, 8.7GB (14.2GB on
> disk) including .svn folders. The workspace is on Vista, the server is
> CentOS 5.2.
> It currently takes between 5-10 minutes to do an update. Sometimes the
> commits can take several minutes as well (even when committing just a
> single file, using Subversive Eclipse plugin).
> I'm wondering if there's any way to speed this up. I would like the
> updates to be near instantaneous. I have tried moving the workspace to
> an SSD, but did not see a huge improvement.
> Does anyone have any ideas on how to speed things up a little?

Turn off your antivirus, or at least tell it to ignore .svn
directories. On-access virus scanners destroy Subversion performance.


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