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Re: Sharing SVN-Repository between Linux/x86 and WinNT

From: Folker Schamel <schamel23_at_spinor.com>
Date: 2004-02-25 19:42:10 CET

Hi Ulrich!

ignore my email - this email is completely out of date,
see Jerry's email today.
All problems mentioned in my old emails were fixed
some longer time ago - sorry for the confusion...

-> Subversion works absolutely fine!!!


Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> (I'd have replied to the original message, but it seems it wasn't sent to
> users@s.t.o. )
> On Mon, 2003-12-29 at 18:33, Folker Schamel wrote:
>>In our company, we first set up a linux svn+ssh:// server,
>>accessing both from Linux and windows clients via ssh.
>>We had to run recovery all the time, several times per day.
>>(Maybe we all are too hectic and hit Ctrl-C all the time...)
> Can you describe a bit further what happened? Have you found a real reason for
> the problems?
>>I suppose svn+ssh and file:// are very similar and have
>>similar problems.
>> From this perspective, I understand Aaron's / Philmann (?)
>>complainment about quality, and I agree completely
>>with him that using Subversion with file:// is NOT
>>in a usable state yet.
> I'd assume that all accesses finally boil down to a file:// or similar access,
> so the problem must be somewhere in between. Failure to lock the DB on an NFS
> mount or a defective BDB version come to mind.
>>Then - especially since all the Subversion docu clearly
>>says that the recommended way is to use http://
>>- we set up Subversion in this way (Apache under Suse Linux).
>>Result: Perfect.
> I don't see that the docs say so, Apache and svnserve are both distinct ways
> to setup a server. Both have limits and advantages, but I don't see either
> preferred. I personally prefer svnserve because Apache is a big blob of
> software that I'm not even close to understanding.
> I'd like to hear more about problems, since I'm also currently deploying a
> first installation for >1 user.
> regards
> Uli

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