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Re: Problems with commit (Mac client accessing Win share)

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-06-10 16:27:58 CEST

Martin Tomes wrote:
> Jack Baty wrote:
>
>> We have a number of web site source trees in Subversion.
>>
> ...
>
>> Following this, everyone gets "Working copy locked" errors. Am I
>> missing something?
>
>
> You are! This FAQ explains why Subversion will not work on file shares,
> it is written about NFS, but applies to all network file sharing:
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#nfs
>

Um, it's perfectly OK to put a working copy on a network file share,
it's just not OK to have a repository on one.

As to why it doesn't work, I imagine it's probably one of the 'shared
working copies' problems. What version of Subversion are you using?

-garrett

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