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Re: Checkout to SAMBA 3.5.6 share

From: Felix <fb_at_ltec.ch>
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:47:53 +0100

On 03.03.2011 14:40, Robin Guest wrote:
> On 3 March 2011 13:34, Felix <fb_at_ltec.ch <mailto:fb_at_ltec.ch>> wrote:
>
> On 03.03.2011 12:39, Felix Saphir wrote:
> > Am 03.03.2011 12:26, schrieb Felix:
> >>
> >> I use Tortoise SVN 1.6.12 on windows. After a recent upgrade
> from Debian
> >> Lenny to Squeeze (including an upgrade of SAMBA from 3.2.5 to 3.5.6)
> >> checkouts to shares on the SAMBA server fail with a message
> similar to this:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >> Can anybody give me hint about what I should try next, including
> changing a
> >> setting of the SAMBA server that is probably known to create
> trouble with
> >> Tortoise SVN?
> >
> > Simple: Don't do that. Don't put working copies on network shares and
> > don't share working copies between operating systems.
> >
> > Felix
>
> I do not share working copies between different operating systems.
> The reason for which they are on a network share is backup.
>
>
> I suggest keeping your repository local, and using scheduled svnadmin
> hotcopy http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/re33.html to backup to your
> network location.
>
> But a far, far better solution would be to set up an svnserve or apache
> webdav server on your server. Svnserve is so simple, I wonder why so
> many people are determined to resist using it.
>
Of course I have a SVN server running. But the SVN server is not a sort
of 'backup server', i.e. I do not want to commit something just for
being backed up.
Don't worry, the repositories themselves get backup-ed every day using
svanadmin with the hotcopy command.

Felix

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