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Re: Checkout to SAMBA 3.5.6 share

From: Felix <fb_at_ltec.ch>
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2011 19:05:43 +0100

On 03.03.2011 18:38, Simon Large wrote:
>
> Placing repositories on a network share has always been discouraged
> very strongly. Sharing working copies has always been strongly
> discouraged too, because it negates the whole point if having revision
> control. Placing personal working copies on a network share is not
> really discouraged, but it is not exactly supported either due to the
> known problems with such devices. I think the general theme is that if
> it works for you then all well and good, if it doesn't then all you
> can do is try to get some clue from other people who have suffered the
> same problem.

Thanks very much for this explanation. I will try finding people using a
very recent version of SAMBA and that are facing the same problem as I do.

> Having a local WC is definitely the best way, but there are some
> occasions when it is useful to have the WC on a share. My own case a
> few years ago is where I had a share on a Linux box. I did all the
> editing and version control from Windows (using TSVN) and compiled
> under Linux using a PuTTY session. All I can say is that it worked for
> me. YMMV.
>

I absolutely agree on this: a local WC is an
excellent/normal/standard/supported/encouraged/... setup and the
exception proves the rule.

Felix

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