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Re: Adding LAN support to Subversion

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-10-27 17:44:29 CET

On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 10:59, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Kopp David K <david.kopp@us.army.mil> writes:
> > What I am talking about is being able to put the subversion repository on a
> > shared drive and then have multiple clients access it, like you can with
> > Visual SourceSafe.
> Would the "file://" local access method not work in this situation?

We believe that BDB tends to lose when multiple people access it over
most shared filesystems.

The right answer here (if there is a right answer) is probably not a new
ra_lib implementation, but rather a bit of repository configuration
which tells Subversion to use a lock file to disallow concurrent access
to the repository.

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Received on Mon Oct 27 17:49:12 2003

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