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Re: Conceptual question about several users using the same "local repository"

From: Toby Thain <toby_at_telegraphics.com.au>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 13:45:35 -0400

On 10-Oct-08, at 9:08 AM, Carlos Henrique Da Costa Cano wrote:

> Hello All,
> In my company we have a discussion about the usaga of Subversion.
> After I set the sever (Linux + Apache + auth_ldap(active directory).
> The developers started using it…
> After some time I checked and the developers was using it in some
> weird way for me.
> The developers make a checkout in a windows network drive.
> And the others developers use this networkdrive and in the end
> “somebody” (or maybe the last one in the day) do a commit.
> It strike me, maybe I am wrong but I don’t feel like this is the
> best way.
> Today this is working but I have the feeling that we are missing
> something or in the future something bad will happen.

This is completely the wrong way to use Subversion. Evidently they
don't understand how it works.

> By my understanding the developers must do a checkout in a each
> local drives, work on it and after make the commit.



> Who is right? What are the problems of this “network” several users
> approach?
> Thanks
> Carlos Henrique da Costa Cano
Received on 2008-10-10 19:46:07 CEST

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