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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] svn takes ages to get the trunk
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-04 17:46:15

frederic.bron_at_[hidden] wrote:
>>> When running the tests in non-incremental mode, it takes ages to
>>> download the libraries with svn (hours).
>> Hmm, when our (non-incremental) tests run, we download to an NFS
>> mounted disk and the total download time never exceeds 10 minutes.
>> The current Boost svn configuration seems to work very well for us.
> It may be my USB FAT32 disk that is too slow for that huge number of small files...

Oh, definitely... Both of those are slow individually. I can't even
imagine how slow they would be in combination! Hence I doubt switching
to the tarball would help you. Since expanding all the files out would
likely be just as slow as the direct svn checkout.

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