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Re: Checkout to SAMBA 3.5.6 share

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 12:19:27 -0500

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 12:05, Felix <fb_at_ltec.ch> wrote:
> On 03.03.2011 17:46, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
>> On Thursday 03 March 2011, Andy Levy wrote:
>>> But don't continue using your WC on a network share after being told
>>> repeatedly "don't do that"  only to tell those same people you want
>>> it fixed.
>>
>> You mean telling people to fix bugs like in
>>
>>     "I doubt this is a Tortoise SVN problem but I do not have any
>>      other software causing problems with the new SAMBA server."
>>
>> or
>>
>>     "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?"
>>
>> ? Also, taken a look at the FAQ recently? Have you seen anything there that
>> suggests that putting a WC on a network share doesn't work? Yes, there is an
>> entry detailing a bug with certain versions and a workaround, but is it
>> listed anywhere as not supported? The mere entry rather suggests that this is
>> in fact a supported setup.
>>
>
> Agreed. You are talking about the the FAQ entry 'Permission problems
> with working copies on a SAMBA share.'?

Then I'm just completely confused by your post. You've ostensibly seen
the FAQ entry which states that the root cause is a bug in certain
versions of SAMBA and what configuration changes are needed to work
around it. Are you asking for something *other* than this change
(which is known to work) to solve your problem? Did that configuration
change not fix things?

Placing WCs on network drives has been discouraged for as long as I
can remember. It may be possible (with some additional work), but a
local WC is always the most proper way to set yourself up.

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