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Re: [PATCH] Release candidate patch for adding external locking filecode to svn_repos_open

From: D.J. Heap <dj_at_shadyvale.net>
Date: 2003-11-05 15:35:33 CET

Files wrote:
> Ok. I'm a little confused here.
>
> 1. I can run an access database on a novell share, and have multiple people
> access it and write to it..
> 2. I can run an access database on a windows share and have multiple people
> access it and write to it.
> 3. How can I do the same w/ BDB w/o a server?
> 4. Does BDB mmap files?
> 5. Will this problem go away if we used something like SQLite instead of BDB?
>
> I'm sorry if I'm asking questions that should be obvious. I'm not that
> familiar with the internal architecture of BDB.
>
> Anyway. I'm going to bed. I hope wiser heads than I can come up w/ a solution
> for local repositories across SMB.

Do a google search on 'MS Access corruption' and look at the rather
large number of hits (178k for me). There are even commercial third
party tools for 'fixing' corrupt Access databases. Impressive. Access
is not generally considered a reliable db.

DJ

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