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Re: NFS file system

From: M.Verkerk <m.verkerk_at_erasmusmc.nl>
Date: 2004-07-01 11:36:03 CEST

Olivier Delannoy wrote:

> Hello,
> I show in the subversion book that a repository should not be
> installed on an nfs shared. In a mode so that multiple clients and
> servers access the same shared, I agree that it is not a good thing
> due to local caches. Is it the same if there is only one server
> (svnserv or Apache2/WebDav) accessing the repository files on a shared
> NFS.
>
This is probably the same.

More than one user can access the repository through pserver / Apache at
the same time. The thing is that Subversion needs to lock certain files
of the repository on a low level. That's why it won't work on networked
file systems.

Correct me if I'm wrong!

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