Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Subversion - Confluence

Subversion - Confluence: "Tips for working with Subversion
Excessive load on your file system

Since a Subversion working copy contains base revisions of a file as well as the file itself, it tends to put increased strain on file systems since often they modify the last access time of a file on read access. Needless to say this can lead to hundreds of thousands of disk writes just because you have updated a single file in your working copy!

For Windows, the solution is outlined at The setting does not do any harm and can be reverted at any time; it's obviously useful outside of Subversion too."

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