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Re: time to be serious about dropping CVS
> I don't know why CVS is so slow. Whether it is CPU bound on the
> sourceware machine, or the bandwidth at the hosting site is at
> capacity .. who knows? I'm not even sure how to find out. But would
> SVN solve any of the problem relating to performance?
My observations on SVN is that it is a huge I/O hog. I don't know
what it's doing, and how it encodes it's meta data, but you definitely
feel it when your home directory is not on a local hard drive.