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

From: Files <files_at_poetryunlimited.com>
Date: 2003-11-05 17:01:19 CET

D.J. Heap said:
> 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.

>> 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.

I never claimed reliability as a big plus on MS-Access. Having had to fix
things from time to time myself at my work on a departmental database.

I would have to agree. Server based is more reliable.

But what do you do when you're a department that isn't allowed to run a server
or if you're a student and can't do it?

-- 
Shamim Islam
BA BS
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