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Re: Checkout really slow in Windows with lots of files in one directory

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 09:08:58 -0600

On Jan 26, 2011, at 08:28, Neil Bird wrote:

> We have a graphics-oriented code-base that's auto-generated and has >5000 source files in one directory. While I can check this out OK on Linux, we're seeing an unusable slow-down on Windows XP (NTFS), both using Tortoise directly, and as a test on Linux with the Windows drive mapped over CIFS.
> The checkout starts sensibly enough, but then gets steadily slower and slower and slower, to the point were we're not sure it'd actually ever end.
> I know that there's a negative speed difference on NTFS, and that 1.7's WC-NG might make this better, but this is getting near-logarithmically slower.
> Is that to be expected, or at least known about?

If, as you posted in your other thread, there is an on-access virus scanner on this PC, then that could also be significant. Try turning off the virus scanner or excluding the directory where you're doing this checkout.
Received on 2011-01-26 16:09:45 CET

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