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RE: RE: test failure on .36

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-01-27 20:19:48 CET

Hi Kevin,

Just a little warning:

> I finally figured out what my problem was. I had compiled subversion
> under my home directory which is a NFS mounted partition. When I ran
> the regression tests, the NFS caching would get screwed up and cause a
> test to randomly fail. I also saw some other weirdness with my server
> that leads me to believe that the NFS code in RH9 might have some issues
> if you hit it really hard.

No need to hit it really hard. It's even in the FAQ. The berkeley DB backend
(currently the only backend) will not work on NFS due to BDB limitations
regarding NFS.

To all who run their repository on an NFS drive: beware disasters *will*



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