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From Kyle Leber <kyle.le...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn merge operation extremely slow
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2011 16:49:02 GMT
Thanks, Johan.  I tested with 1.7rc4 and it did not make any perceptible
difference.  Anything else I can try?

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 7:15 PM, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Kyle Leber <kyle.leber@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've encountered what I think is a problem with subversion, but I'm not
> > completely sure (and according to the online instructions I should bring
> it
> > up here prior to filing a bug).
>
> Actually, the instructions on
> http://subversion.apache.org/issue-tracker.html say that you should
> send your report to users@, not dev@. So I'm adding users@. Please
> drop dev@ from any further replies.
>
> > Basically, we're trying to merge a rather large collection of fixes back
> in
> > our trunk.  I check out a fresh copy of the trunk, then use the merge
> > syntax:
> > svn merge https://path/to/my/branch .
> >
> > This generally churns along just fine, but we occasionally get hung up on
> > medium sized binary files where the svn client jumps to 100% cpu usage
> and
> > sits on it for 3+ hours before moving on to the next file.  These files
> are
> > anywhere from 3-10MB in size, so not ridiculously huge.  We generally
> have
> > these files marked as octet stream, but changing to text did not help the
> > situation when we tried that.
> >
> > I did find an old forum discussion about a potential issue that could be
> > related.  I was wondering if this was ever addressed and could it still
> be
> > the same problem.  Link is here:
> > http://www.svnforum.org/threads/36123-Slow-SVN-merge
> >
> > I'm using svn client 1.6.12.  I looked at the online change log up
> through
> > the 1.7 alphas and didn't see any bug fixes that sounded relevant.
>
> This could be a relevant change (listed in the 1.7 release notes, not
> in the change log):
> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7.html#diff-optimizations
>
> Can you please try one of the 1.7 pre-release binaries, and see if it
> helps? See http://subversion.apache.org/packages.html#pre-release
>
> Cheers,
> --
> Johan
>

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