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Re: NFS file system

From: Olivier Delannoy <olivier.delannoy_at_prism.uvsq.fr>
Date: 2004-07-01 11:49:18 CEST

M.Verkerk wrote:
> 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!
>
I found this on http://nfs.sourceforge.net/
# NFS V2 and V3 work with locking on both client and server.
The locking policies of the nfs filesystem is available however I do not
know at what level it is efficent.

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