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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] svn takes ages to get the trunk
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-06 08:52:25

On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 5:46 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 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.

I surprised trunk will even work with FAT32, at least without extensions.


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