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Re: committing to afs from windows

From: Jeremy Pereira <jeremyp_at_jeremyp.net>
Date: 2006-11-09 11:50:06 CET

On 8 Nov 2006, at 20:23, Ankit Singla wrote:

> I have OpenAFS installed and I have full access to my AFS directory
> using Windows Explorer. I can checkout from an AFS repository, but
> when I attempt to commit/check in files, I get a "cannot flush file
> to disk" error.

I would hazard a guess that subversion is doing an fflush() or fsync
or similar and the operation is not supported on AFS or at least not
on the OpenAFS implementation for Windows.

> I don't understand why this error occurs, or what exactly it's a
> bug with, because I can commit to any directory on my own hard
> drive just fine, whether the working directory is on AFS or not,
> but if the repository is on AFS, then I get the error, no matter
> where the working directory is. What's even more odd is that if I
> use puTTY to access my AFS space from Linux, then I can use svn
> without issue, so it's not completely an incompatibility between
> AFS and Subversion. Please CC responses to me as I'm not on the
> mailing list. Thanks.
>
> --Ankit Singla
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Received on Thu Nov 9 11:51:11 2006

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