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RE: Checkout to SAMBA 3.5.6 share

From: Wayne Johnson <wayne_at_zk.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 13:11:07 -0800

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2011 11:15 AM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Checkout to SAMBA 3.5.6 share
>
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 13:23, Wayne Johnson <wayne_at_zk.com> wrote:
> > I am very confused.
> >
> >> >     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:
> >> >      >
> >
> > You are checking to a network share...
> >
> >
> >> >
> >> >     I do not share working copies between different operating
> >> systems.
> >> >     The reason for which they are on a network share is backup.
> >> >
> >
> > For a backup.
> >
> >
> >> >
> >> Of course I have a SVN server running. But the SVN server is not a
> > sort
> >> of 'backup server', i.e. I do not want to commit something just for
> >> being backed up.
> >> Don't worry, the repositories themselves get backup-ed every day
> using
> >> svanadmin with the hotcopy command.
> >>
> >
> > But what you backing up is not checked in?
> >
> > How is checking out to a network share going to backup things that
> you
> > haven't checked in? There must be some sort of step missing here.
>
> The network share is backed up. His workstation is not. He wants the
> contents of his WC backed up daily, but not necessarily committed to
> the repository on that same schedule
>
My bad. For some reason I had stuck in my head that he had a local working copy; probably because I would not want to have to work on a share (I'll stop short of stating that I would refuse.) Of the many solutions that I can think of working from a network share is probably one of the worst ;-)

Wayne

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