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Re: Tortoise SVN setup on SAMBA share under Sun OS

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 17:18:35 +0100

On 08/04/2008, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I think I need to put this in the docs with a big red box round it.
And in the FAQ since it has been asked fairly frequently lately.

Simon

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