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Re: Tortoise SVN setup on SAMBA share under Sun OS

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 17:32:21 +0200

Andy Levy wrote:
> On 4/8/08, Bert Gunter <gunter.berton_at_gene.com> wrote:
>> Thankyou Jean-Marc. I **did** read the Tortoise SVN book. On page 31,
>> section 4.4.3, it says: "To access a repository located on a network share
>> you can either use drive mapping, or you can use the UNC path." Etc. This
>> contradicts your statement below. (Note that the documentation also
>> specifically states that one **must** create an FSFS repository and not a
>> Berkeley DB. Perhaps this was what you were referring to...).
> Technically, yes, one *CAN* do it.

Yes, one could. But if you do it, use a windows share.

> Practically, one *should NOT* do it.

Especially not on a SAMBA share!
Well, you can try, but you have been warned - the time you need to get
around the permission problems is much better spent installing and
configuring an apache server or svnserve.


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