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Re: Update and Status in large working copy causes Windows to hang

From: Justin Johnson <justin_at_honesthacker.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 15:26:12 -0500

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 2:43 PM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 15:26, Justin Johnson <justin_at_honesthacker.com>
> wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 12:32, Justin Johnson <justin_at_honesthacker.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I am running Windows XP SP3 with Subversion and TortoiseSVN 1.6.6 and
> >> > have 2
> >> > GB of RAM with nothing else running during the operations. The
> problem
> >> > below has also been seen in 1.6.3 and I've heard reports from users I
> >> > support that they've seen this in 1.5.x.
> >> >
> >> > For sufficiently large working copies (1.2 GB, not sure what the cut
> off
> >> > is
> >> > though) when performing update or status operations from the top level
> >> > of
> >> > the working copy, Windows Explorer locks up and stops refreshing
> windows
> >> > or
> >> > responding at all. This usually leads to errors in the actual
> >> > Subversion
> >> > operation, saying there aren't enough resources to complete the
> >> > operation.
> >> > Sometimes my VPN client disconnects part way through. For these large
> >> > working copies I can usually reproduce the error with one or two
> updates
> >> > in
> >> > a row.
> >> >
> >> > Sometimes I can clear it up by killing Windows Explorer and letting it
> >> > automatically reload.
> >> >
> >> > Has anyone else seen issues like this? Is this a memory leak?
> >>
> >> I have a couple WCs in that size range (including the .svn
> >> directories) and haven't seen this with 1.6.x versions of SVN & TSVN.
> >>
> >> I'm running XP SP2, not SP3, I don't know if that might be the
> >> difference. Laptop, 2GB RAM, 7200 RPM drive, lots of other stuff
> >> running.
> >>
> >> What antivirus are you using? They often treat command-line programs
> >> (svn.exe) differently from GUI apps (TSVN and its related utilities),
> >> which could be part of the issue.
> >
> > I saw the problem on SP2 as well.
> >
> > The problem happened with svn.exe, if TortoiseSVN's Status cache
> preference
> > was set to Shell.
> >
> > I have Symantec Antivirus 10.1.7.7000 installed.
>
> Can you try disabling it? At the very least, tell it to ignore the
> .svn directories. I seem to recall that being one of the troublesome
> AVs.
>

There's no chance that will happen where I work. I've tried to have that
conversation, but it went nowhere.

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