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Re: Using FC6 can't do a svn import on a SAMBA/CIFS share

From: Will Appleton <wfappleton_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-22 21:54:08 CEST

On 6/22/07, jf simon <jfs@themis.com> wrote:
> >
> >> i want to have my repositories on a samba share that i mount from my
> >> FC6 linux host
> >
> > I recommend you do not do that. Many people have tried serving
> > repositories stored on various network shares, and they frequently run
> > into problems. I recommend you move the repository to a disk local to
> > the server. If that works properly, then you have your answer.
> >
> thanks for that device that i will follow: i will have all repositories
> on a local file system. But what about working copies? Is it OK to have
> them on samba shares? that is the svn machine that locally contains the
> repositories mounting samba shares which contains working copies?
> thanks a lot,
> --
> Best regards,
> _______________________________________
> jean-francois simon - themis computer

We have a few people who use WC's on network shares (shares are exported
from a Windows Server 2003 machine). This seems to work but is slow. What
clients are mounting the SMB shares? Windows? or UNIX/Linux? The reason I
ask is that this seems to work with Server 2003 but sometimes not with
Samba. I think there's some locking problems with some versions of Samba.
Why not just have the WC's on local drives? I've advised our users to put
the WC's on their PC's local drives for speed (and so they have access to
their work even when the network isn't available).

Received on Fri Jun 22 21:54:10 2007

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