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Re: collected vs distributed working copy metadata

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2000-08-10 15:39:37 CEST

[Regarding storing all metadata in a single file]

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>> Also, this will suffer in large directories or when very many users
>> doing operations on the same dir since all operations will use
>> (lock) the same single file.

Branko =?iso-8859-2?Q?=C8ibej?= wrote:
> Not if it's a proper database, with record locking. And that's a
> prerequisite, anyway.

You do realize that subversion working directories have to have a
prayer of working in an NFS-mounted filesystem, right? Relying on
record locking is probably not a good idea.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:06 2006

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