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"Bo Berglund" <Bo.Berglund at system3r.se> wrote in message news:mailman.1166.1141806059.17086.cvsnt at cvsnt.org... > > I'd just like to remind you that CVS uses temporary files for > > virtually everything, and påacing your temp folder on a different > > partition from the repository will hurt performance badly. > Why is that? > It should not matter where a temp file is created really as long as the > drive is fast enough. Unless it moves/renames those temporary files to overwrite files in the repository. If the temp folder is on a different drive then it needs to copy, then delete rather than move, which is slower. It would be interesting to see some benchmarks to see if this was true. Cheers, John