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Re: [PATCH & RFC] svn load --bdb-txn-nosync

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-04-01 00:09:54 CEST

Philip Martin wrote:
> "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net> writes:
>> Perhaps load should be acquiring an exclusive lock? I doubt the loader
>> be particularly happy if someone managed to fit in a commit in the middle
>> a load.
> By "loader" do you mean the user, or the load process?

load process.
Sorry to be unclear.

> I've tried loading a dump, one that includes copies, and inserting
> commits (of items not affected by the dump) during the load doesn't
> cause any problems that I can see. All the revisions adjusted to cope
> with the "extra" commits. Obviously if I were to modify an item that
> is going to subsequently get modified/copied by the dump it would be
> different, but that's to be expected.
> If the repository administrator does take the repository off line, in
> order to get exclusive access, then editing the DB_CONFIG file doesn't
> seem like much of a problem to me.

Editing DB_CONFIG is harder to automate than a simple option.

I suggest resuming this discussion when the fs abstraction work is complete.


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