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Re: Multiple SVNServes to the same FSFS repository?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-11 15:10:31 CEST

On May 11, 2005, at 7:44 AM, Michael Magill wrote:

> The software forces all open/delete/etc. requests to go those
> its central server ("traffic cop" they call it) so theoretically it is
> as real-time as a local file system.
> I guess the real question is does Subversion leave repository
> files locked while it is running, which would prevent multiple
> svnserves
> to the same repository. If it does not, does it gracefully handle
> another instance creating a revision at the same time.
>

It wouldn't be much of a repository design if it couldn't handle
concurrent reads and writes by different processes. So yes: any
number of processes can read and write, whether they be multiple
svnserve processes, apache processes, or even clients accessing via
file:///.

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