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Re: How to overcome the NFS limitation

From: Lukas Ruf <ruf_at_rawip.org>
Date: 2004-03-22 15:00:13 CET

John,

thanks for the reply.

> John Peacock <jpeacock@rowman.com> [2004-03-22 14:51]:
>
> Lukas Ruf wrote:
> >is there any way to overcome the NFS problem for a repository?
>
> This is a limitation of BerkeleyDB, not just Subversion's use of the
> same:
>
> http://www.sleepycat.com/docs/ref/env/remote.html
>

I read that. So, there is nothing to overcome this limitation? :-(
What were the cost of porting Svn to e.g. postgres or similar -- can
they support the required NFS?

> The best thing to do is to get another server to act as the
> repository host.
>
As a university, I will not get the money to buy a new RAID system
"just" for the repository.

> You can use the hotbackup facilities to keep the backups on the NFS
> mount, but in practice that is as good as it gets...
>

Thanks! I will take a closer look at it.

wbr,
Lukas

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