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From Nico Kadel-Garcia <>
Subject Re: Reference to non-existent node
Date Wed, 23 May 2018 02:20:30 GMT
On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 2:36 PM Davor Josipovic <> wrote:

> >  Now that is interesting. 40k doesn't seem to be such a large amount of
data for modern computers. Very slow and fragmented hard drive? Or perhaps
there's something else going on that is manifesting this way?

> The HDD is indeed on the slowside, and together with low memory...

> But I think this also show how I/O intensive SVN is. On the client side,
for each committed file, one copy is placed in .svn folder, and an other
copy in a temporary folder (which is deleted after file transfer in v1.9).
So for each file committed, a double copy is made client-side. This
temporary copy is really necessary?

I think it shows how I/O intensive using 40,000 small files is. Especially
if they are in the same directory, many filesystems get increasingly
unhappy as they try to manage that many files in one directory.

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