[cvsnt] CVS slow with VirusScan

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Wed Nov 5 08:14:11 GMT 2003

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> When the VirusScan service is started on our cvs server, the 
> performance
> (update, checkout, tag...) dramatically decreases (up to 20 times
> slower). You can imagine that we cannot stop VirusScan on a server due
> to the virus threat.

Tell the AV to ignore the CVS repository and temp directories on the server.
If that is properly configured, it should help significantly.

Glen Starrett

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