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Re: Subversion/Tortoise questions

From: Phil Pinkerton <pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 09:33:39 -0500

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 4:56 PM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 16:30, Phil Pinkerton <pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> 1) Does Tortoise  just send command to the Subversion Windows Command
>> Line client?
> No, it is not a wrapper. TortoiseSVN is built on top of the Subversion
> client libraries.
>> 2) Can the Tortoise and/or Subversion Windows Command Line client be
>> configured to reduce and/or eliminate with small pack CIFS traffic
>> that occurs during the check out process to a Windows network drive?
> No. The next-generation WC format (coming with 1.7) may improve
> performance, but Subversion checkout operations are very I/O
> intensive. Some filesystems handle it better than others.
>>     -maybe "trust" the check out and run an update status as a
>> separate operation to get the status information validated
>>     -turn off the status feature during the check out and then turn it on
> TortoiseSVN's TSVNCache by default does not check network drives.
>>     -other options (i.e. ini or xml) file the client use to turn the
>> client or other specific knowledge you have about the client we can
>> tune
>> 3) Are there options around the Export which is very fast but does not
>> write out any of the .svn file that we can use to speed up the client
>> and get our status information?
> Not if you want to maintain the connection to the repository.
>> 4) Is the another GUI Subversion client that has better performance
>> when content is being checked out to a Windows network drive.
> You won't find much variation, because they almost all use the same
> core libraries or code.

What about SvnAnt ?
Received on 2010-11-10 15:34:20 CET

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