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Re: File system for repository accessed using Samba?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-27 15:03:58 CEST

On May 27, 2005, at 7:45 AM, Robin Bowes wrote:
> Q1: If I do create a Samba share, do I need to create the
> repository using a particular file system?

Yes, you must create an FSFS repository, not a BDB one.

> Q2: Would I be better sticking to the http interface and not
> exposing the repository as a Samba share?

Yes. If the repository is accessible over a network (http://), why
add the extra complexity of direct access (file:///) ? Keep it simple.

> Q3: Does TortoiseSVN work with both http and "local filesystem"
> repositories?

The ability to connect to http://, svn://, or file:/// urls are
provided by the subversion libraries, not the client program. So
TSVN, like any other svn client, can access any URL.

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