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Re: WC permissions

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-12-10 21:36:19 CET

On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 21:16, John Peacock wrote:
> Ryan Hunt wrote:
> > As far as I was aware the only issue with mounted file systems was with the
> > repository, not the WC. If this is not the case can you identify the issues
> > that will arise due to accessing a WC across a network file system?
> Apart from the bandwidth required to transfer enormous files over a LAN link,
> both SVN and CVS are written to assume that the WC is under the exclusive
> control of one process. I don't know exactly what would be the worst case, but
> I could see one user in the middle of a large update while another begins a
> commit as being a problem. I don't want to spread FUD without cause, but I'm
> pretty confident that shared WC's are a bad idea.

Be prepared to be told that this is a common practice ;)


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