[p4] Speed differences p4win vs. p4
Nick.Barnes at pobox.com
Mon Jan 19 01:42:22 PST 2004
At 2004-01-19 08:44:05+0000, "Dag Arne Matre" writes:
> I am using Perforce over a WAN, and experience huge differences in time to
> complete commands within p4win compared to identical commands in a dos
> shell. I have turned on "show p4 commands in the status pane", and most
> commands (p4 opened, p4 dirs, p4 fstat, etc.) execute much faster in p4win
> than the dos shell. It might be less than a second in p4win, maybe 3 or 4
> seconds in the dos shell. Can anyone shed some light on this? I know this is
> not much to go on, but I am hoping that someone recognise the situation and
> if there is something to do to make shell commands faster...
Text output to a DOS shell is very very slow. Any command which
generates much output will take an age. If this is the problem then
redirecting the output to a file will help.
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