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Re: SVN over NFS on Sun

From: Branden Robinson <branden_at_deadbeast.net>
Date: 2003-06-24 20:31:33 CEST

On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 11:28:26AM +0200, Remko Troncon wrote:
> > Yep. In fact, I don't know of any NFS implementation that properly
> > implements POSIX file-locking semantics. Most fail in an edge case or
> > two. Your error is just a case of Sun being honest and letting you
> > know things would be bad if you did that while Linux is just letting
> > you shoot yourself in the foot. Short answer is don't use BDB over
> > NFS.
> Not even for read-only operations ? I'm asking because i would like to
> use ViewCVS on our webserver to show my repository (which is mounted
> over NFS)

There is no such thing as a read-only operation in Berkeley DB.

(Well, there probably is, but you can't tell the filesystem that.)

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