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Re: How long do your svn dumps take

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 18:38:48 +0100

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 12:11:32PM -0400, Bob Archer wrote:
> > > I have been told by a user of an svnadmin dump that took 9+ hours.
> > > I have been meaning to reproduce the problem but did not have the
> time.
> > > (No pun intended! :)
> > Just a random datapoint, but the number of directories in one
> directory
> > seems to really affect svnadmin verify performance. (Essentially just
> > a dump followed by a load...) We have a fairly small repo (3G) that
> has
> > 8000 directories inside a top level directory. A verify takes over 40
> > hours now. It seems to get really bad after a couple thousand dirs.
> We
> > have a 160G repo with twice the number of files and revisions that
> > takes <2 hours on the same server. All FSFS using Subversion 1.5.
> Once other datapoint for me. Our repository has a lot of binary files in
> it (VB6 dlls). I wonder if that could have something to do with it also.

Could be. But we can only make blind guesses unless we gather some
profiler output. It would be greatly appreciated.

I do also have access to large repositories, but should rather be
working on college stuff right now, as tempting as it may be :(

Received on 2009-04-20 19:40:08 CEST

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