[cvsnt] CVS HEAD stuck?!?
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Mon Jul 2 21:32:58 BST 2007
Chuck Kirschman wrote:
> Thanks for the info. We don't run AV on our CVS servers. It is
> pointless since the only way to put anything on the box is via CVS, and
> there any binaries are stored as text so the AV can't find anything in
> the repositories anyway. It took a little while to convince the
> hardware guys of this, but I've found that installing AV's, even when
> they are completely turned off, can make a 10-20% performance difference
> when reading from disk. And that's just for the ones where I was able
> to gather data; some of them led to crashes, hangs, or blue screens.
I agree about AVs.. you wouldn't believe the number of problems they've
caused me... :)
If you can find a usage pattern that causes the problem then we can
probably find a way to work around it (unless it's really odd).. normal
cvs behaviour never should because the everything should shutdown cleanly.
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