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Re: Subversion repository on unix mounted dir

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 17:17:35 +0100

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/6/08, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> > david.x.grierson_at_jpmorgan.com writes:
> > > Except that FAQ should be updated to stipulate that you should not use the
> > > worker MPM within Apache with NFS storage.
> > >
> > > The threads won't obey the locks held on files and will (eventually -
> > > sooner or later depending upon the volume of activity) lead to repository
> > > corruption.
> >
> > Thank you. Can you write a patch to update the FAQ for this?
> >
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/mailing-list-guidelines.html#patches
> >
> > That would be great...
>
> Karl,
>
> I'm not sure about this, but didn't we add in-process administration
> of writers exactly to prevent a problem like this? I think this
> solution is in one of the 1.4 patch releases.
>
> Any of the developers? Wasn't this one added by one of our Davids?

I'm not sure what the context is here, but Malcolm added mutexes to
FSFS everywhere that FS locks were taken out, which I think is what
you're referring to (and it's in some 1.4 release).

--dave

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