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RE: [TSVN] Network Drives

From: Steve Dwire <sdwire_at_parkcitysolutions.com>
Date: 2004-09-22 16:53:53 CEST

Keeping the students' *Workspaces* with their source code on a network
drive should be *just fine*. The problem comes only when you try to put
a BDB *Repository* on the network drive to be accessed using file:///
protocol.

 

If you set up a repository server using svnserve or Apache, your
students can keep their personal source code on their respective network
drives, and TSVN will not have a problem with it.

 

S_E_D

 

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From: Michael Murray [mailto:mmurray@indigo.ie]
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 8:48 AM
To: dev@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: [TSVN] Network Drives

 

I plan to use TSVN with my final year student, each student has a
network drive that holds all their source code and is available to
him/her on any computer in the college. From what I have read TSVN will
not work.

 

Do not access a repository via the file:/// URL over a shared network
drive! Even if you have the network drive mounted to a drive letter! If
you do, your repository can (and most likely will) get corrupted and you
could lose all your data!

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Can you suggest any solutions ?

 

 
Received on Wed Sep 22 18:36:13 2004

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