[cvsnt] Re: Excessive delays with files > ~800KB

John Hardin jhardin at epicor.com
Tue Jun 13 23:03:13 BST 2006

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Bo Berglund sez:

> On Tue, 13 Jun 2006 14:29:28 -0400, John Hardin <jhardin at epicor.com>
> wrote:
> >Operations (commit, update, diff) involving large individual files 
> >(larger than about 800KB) experience
> This is not a particularly large file...
> If you had said 800 Mb I would have agreed tit is s large file, but 
> 800 kb is nothing, really.

Wow. You regularly deal with 800kB+ text files?

> The problem is not connected with the file size for this size anyway.

That's the only indicator I have. The problem becomes noticeable at around
800kB and gets unbearable at over 1.5MB, and non-cvsNT clients are not
seeing the delays. See my other post with trace and timing data (which is in
the moderator queue at the moment).

> (Or if the file is a binary file

Nope. XML Text.

> and you have already stored many 
> revisions, then the RCS file in the repository may be very large and 
> this will make CVSNT run into performance issues like disk swapping etc 
> depending on available RAM...

We don't use cvsNT on the server side. Were you assuming I was talking about
server delays?

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