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Re: svn working copy in NFS, accessed by 2 or more hosts

From: Nick Thompson <nickthompson_at_agere.com>
Date: 2006-01-17 16:26:40 CET

On Tuesday 17 January 2006 13:15, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2006, at 11:31, Andreas Schmid wrote:
> > I have checked out a svn working copy into an NFS directory,
> > which worked fine.
> > I want to work with this working copy on more than this one host
> > that I used to check it out with - using the advantages of NFS.
> > However, on the other host I get the error message:
> >
> > svn: Path is not a working copy directory
> > svn: '.' ist not a working copy
> At the risk of being facetious, it sounds like "." is not a working
> copy. Are you sure you're in the right directory? Can you confirm
> via a directory listing that the ".svn" directory is actually
> present in this directory?
> What version of Subversion is being used?
> Why are you trying to share this working copy, and not just have
> two separate working copies? I can think of a couple valid reasons
> to share it; just wondering what your use case is.

It might not be helpful, but that setup is easy for me to test here
and it seems to work fine.

I have a WC in my home dir, which is actually on a NetApp filer
accessed via NFS. I logged into two different Linux machines and did
an "svn up" in the same WC on each machine and it worked just fine.

> Nick Thompson
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