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Re: [TSVN] Annoyance when dealing with network fs repos

From: Martin Eckardt <Martin.Eckardt_at_micronova.de>
Date: 2004-08-13 17:09:17 CEST

SteveKing wrote:

>> But then we should write a hint to the docs. So if anyone is reading
>> the docs (s)he knows what's the diffrence between fsfs and bdb.
>
>
> Care to make a patch for that?
>
Added the patch for english and german. Please review it because i'm not
an native english speaker :-)

I've created the patch under the en and the de directory.

And please be careful i've created the patch with winnt4 ;-) and the
"beta" tsvn rc1.1

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Index: tsvn_ch03.xml
===================================================================
--- tsvn_ch03.xml (revision 1542)
+++ tsvn_ch03.xml (working copy)
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-<chapter id="tsvn-serversetup">
+<chapter id="tsvn-serversetup">
         <title>Setting Up A Server</title>
         <simplesect>
                 <para>
@@ -902,7 +902,11 @@
                                         <para>
                                                 <action>Right-click</action> on the just
                                 created folder and select <guimenuitem>Create Repository here...</guimenuitem>
- from the TortoiseSVN submenu. A repository is
+ from the TortoiseSVN submenu. You could create a repository with
+ the fsfs backend or with the old but stable berkely database (bdb)
+ format. The fsfs format is faster and it now works on network shares
+ and Windows 98 without problems. The BDB format is more stable
+ because it has been tested longer. A repository is
                                 then created inside the new folder. <emphasis>Don't edit
                                 those files yourself!!!</emphasis>. If you get any errors
                                 make sure that the folder is empty and not write protected.
@@ -916,11 +920,13 @@
                         </para>
                         <warning>
                         <para>
- Do not access a repository via the <filename>file:///</filename>
- URL over a shared network drive! Even if you have the network
- drive mounted to a drive letter! If you do, your repository can
- (and most likely will) get corrupted and you could lose all your
- data!
+ If you created a BDB repository do not access a repository via the
+ <filename>file:///</filename> URL over a shared network drive! Even
+ if you have the network drive mounted to a drive letter! If you do,
+ your repository can (and most likely will) get corrupted and you could
+ lose all your data!
+ If you really need to access a repository trough a network share use the
+ Subversion Server 1.1 or higher and create a repository with the fsfs format.
                         </para>
                         </warning>
                 </sect2>

Index: tsvn_ch03.xml
===================================================================
--- tsvn_ch03.xml (revision 1542)
+++ tsvn_ch03.xml (working copy)
@@ -906,7 +906,11 @@
                                         <para>
                                                 <action>Right-click</action> on the just
                                 created folder and select <guimenuitem>Create Repository here...</guimenuitem>
- from the TortoiseSVN submenu. A repository is
+ from the TortoiseSVN submenu. You could create a repository with
+ the fsfs backend or with the old but stable berkely database (bdb)
+ format. The fsfs format is faster and it now works on network shares
+ and Windows 98 without problems. The BDB format is more stable
+ because it has been tested longer. A repository is
                                 then created inside the new folder. <emphasis>Don't edit
                                 those files yourself!!!</emphasis>. If you get any errors
                                 make sure that the folder is empty and not write protected.
@@ -920,11 +924,13 @@
                         </para>
                         <warning>
                         <para>
- Do not access a repository via the <filename>file:///</filename>
- URL over a shared network drive! Even if you have the network
- drive mounted to a drive letter! If you do, your repository can
- (and most likely will) get corrupted and you could lose all your
- data!
+ If you created a BDB repository do not access a repository via the
+ <filename>file:///</filename> URL over a shared network drive! Even
+ if you have the network drive mounted to a drive letter! If you do,
+ your repository can (and most likely will) get corrupted and you could
+ lose all your data!
+ If you really need to access a repository trough a network share use the
+ Subversion Server 1.1 or higher and create a repository with the fsfs format.
                         </para>
                         </warning>
                 </sect2>

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