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Re: using hotcopy through a network drive

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-03 19:12:18 CEST

Gavin Lambert wrote:
> I have no solid evidence one way or the other, but I'd be very
> suspicious of it myself.
> My understanding is that file locks are unreliable across a network (I
> forget whether it's the Windows networking or the Linux networking
> protocols that are particularly bad in this regard). Without reliable
> file locks, I can't think of a way that hotcopy could safely replicate
> the repository. I'm not saying it can't work, I'm just saying that I'd
> be surprised if it did. But I've been surprised before :)

This link (a bit) old, seems to confirm both of your suspicions for BDB:


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