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Re: Can't get shared lock on win98

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: 2005-01-31 11:55:17 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.
>
> 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...

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/sysinfo/base/getversionex.asp

I believe that this should make it easy to implement this. Note that there is
a function to verify you are running on a required version of MS Windows
(VerifyVersionInfo) but that is not supported on older versions.

HTH

Uli

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