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Re: Re: svn not atomic with file:/// access?

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 14:44:26 +0100

On 2008-02-28 15:58:39 -0500, Harvey, Edward wrote:
> I'll add something here, that's really simple:
> file:// Only good for a single user, very fast and simple, no server
> required.

You should have said: as the single access method and only locally.
I am a single user of my own private repository, but I have different
machines, and I often do concurrent accesses. I didn't know this could
lead to problems.

> (I believe it's ok to use file:// for multiple users,
> as long as those users are all on the same machine; no network file
> shares.)

Without locking, concurrent accesses are not OK with NFS, even for
the same user on the same machine.

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