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Re: [PATCH] Add a '--fsfs-no-repsharing' flag to svnadmin

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 23:05:45 +0300

Hyrum K. Wright wrote on Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 11:29:38 -0500:
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> On Jul 20, 2010, at 9:32 AM, Simon Atanasyan <simon_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:
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> > The general idea of the patch is to introduce new svnadmin option
> > and FSFS filesystem configuration option to allow enabling/disabling
> > repository sharing on FSFS.
    ^
*Representation* sharing.

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> > I am not sure that SQLite locking works correctly over network share
> > due the limit file level locking support offered by OS for network shares.
> > SQLite is used for repository sharing so it may lead to repository corruption.
> > svnadmin and filesystem configuration options help users control this issue.
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> Is this in addition or in place of the already-present capability to disable
> rep-sharing via the db/fsfs.conf file? Since we already expose the option
> elsewhere, I'm not convinced we need an additional option for svnadmin.
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+1

> Additionally, if the underlying filesystem doesn't support locking correctly,
> you've got bigger problems than SQLite behavior. :)
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> -Hyrum
Received on 2010-07-20 22:07:26 CEST

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