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Re: Installing repository on NetApp

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-11 23:41:58 CET

On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 16:35, Chris Wein wrote:

> However, this is starting to feel kind of spooky.

Instead of reading lots of speculation, why don't you try it? As long
as only *one* computer ever accesses the repository over NFS, you should
be just fine. That one computer would run 'svnadmin', and then run a
server process like apache or svnserve.

> It might be a good
> idea to cover this in a bit more depth in the SVN book as
> high-availability network attached storage is quite common. I mean, how
> can I justify NOT putting the repository on the NetApp when it has hot
> spare drives, redundant network ports and the like.

The book already has a giant grey warning box NOT to put the repository
on an NFS share. Maybe it should talk about this "one machine only"
exception as well?

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