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Re: Can't get shared lock on win98

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-01-31 11:50:07 CET

Marc Haisenko wrote:

>On Sunday 30 January 2005 06:54, Branko Čibej wrote:
>>Now, I'm fairly certain that, with a lot of effort, this could be
>>changed. If someone comes up with a patch that doesn't affect other
>>platforms (and doesn't require separate compilation for Win9x), it might
>>be accepted. Although I would personally advise against trying to use a
>>fundamentally broken platform for any kind of server that stores
>>critical data.
>>-- Brane
>This issue comes up a lot, why not add a test to svnserv/mod_svn whether it's
>running on Win9x/ME and abort with an error message if so ? I don't know
>Windows programming but I doubt that this would be hard to do...
Of course it could be done, but I don't think we want to do it. After
all, it's beein in the FAQ since day one. It would be better to teach
the installer to refuse to install mod_dav_svn and svnserve on Win98, bu
that still wouldn't cover everything, because local file:// access won't
work, either...

-- Brane

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