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Re: FSFS and file:// access method on Windows network share

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-06-16 20:08:18 CEST

On Jun 16, 2005, at 11:28 AM, Arnette, Bill wrote:

> Forgive me if this is a FAQ but,
>
> Can the file:// access method be used safely for accessing an FSFS-
> based
> repository on a Windows network share?

I've never done it but from following various messages posted here it
appears that others have.

>
> A lot of the documentation hints that it can, but does not state it in
> such words.
>
> If it can, is there a need for svnserve on a Windows network?

I suspect svnserve will offer better performance. I believe it will
generate less network traffic, since the svnserve process can access
the repository files locally to do a lot of what must be done
remotely when using the file:// protocol.

Scott

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