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Re: Checkout to SAMBA 3.5.6 share

From: Robin Guest <robin.guest_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 13:40:43 +0000

On 3 March 2011 13:34, Felix <fb_at_ltec.ch> wrote:

> On 03.03.2011 12:39, Felix Saphir wrote:
> > Am 03.03.2011 12:26, schrieb Felix:
> >>
> >> I use Tortoise SVN 1.6.12 on windows. After a recent upgrade from Debian
> >> Lenny to Squeeze (including an upgrade of SAMBA from 3.2.5 to 3.5.6)
> >> checkouts to shares on the SAMBA server fail with a message similar to
> this:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >> Can anybody give me hint about what I should try next, including
> changing a
> >> setting of the SAMBA server that is probably known to create trouble
> with
> >> Tortoise SVN?
> >
> > Simple: Don't do that. Don't put working copies on network shares and
> > don't share working copies between operating systems.
> >
> > Felix
>
> I do not share working copies between different operating systems.
> The reason for which they are on a network share is backup.
>

I suggest keeping your repository local, and using scheduled svnadmin
hotcopy http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/re33.html to backup to your
network location.

But a far, far better solution would be to set up an svnserve or apache
webdav server on your server. Svnserve is so simple, I wonder why so many
people are determined to resist using it.

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