[cvsnt] Can History-File cause Performance issues?

Johannes Kilian Jo.Kilian at gmx.de
Wed Sep 6 05:58:38 BST 2006

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> Since no one directly commented on the problem, and Tony didn't
> comment, I'll add my not-totally-informed comments ;-)
Each experience is welcome ...
>> I wonder whether a big "History"-file might be the reason?
> I believe the history file should be only appended, so it's size
> shouldn't have any impact on performance.

That was me feeling too - but I just want to be sure this cannot be the reason ...

> 23MB seems a reasonable small file by any standards, so my guess would
> be "no, there must be another reason".

see above ...
>> 2.) If there are several repositories on the same server: Can a huge
>> history file in one repository influence the performance in the other
>> repository?
> Not either.

see above ... ;-)

> BTW, may I ask what for are you using 'cvs history'?

I don't use it for anything, but I wasn't sure whether CVSNT does ...




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