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RE: svnadmin

From: John Maher <JohnM_at_rotair.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 08:24:51 -0400

Thank you Ryan.

I couldn't find where I read that before and you and others explained it


-----Original Message-----
From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2012c_at_ryandesign.com]
Sent: Monday, September 10, 2012 5:38 PM
To: John Maher
Cc: Subversion Users
Subject: Re: svnadmin

Returning the thread to the list:

On Sep 10, 2012, at 11:18, John Maher wrote:

> Thanks Ryan.
> I was wrong about the hooks directory not being there, it was there
> not displayed by VisualSVN.
> So if I create a repository on a network drive multiple users can use
> if with no problems, right? If so then does that mean VisualSVN
> is optional?
> Just trying to understand subversion. Its not easy. I'm on chapter 3
> and the book is making more questions than it answers. Hopefully soon
> I'll be at the point where more questions get answered by the book
> are created.

You should not create repositories on network drives; you could
encounter [permissions|performance|corruption|dataloss] problems.
Repositories should be on a disk local to the machine that's running
svnserve or httpd with mod_dav_svn to serve it to users, and should be
secured so that only the user that svnserve or httpd runs as can read
from and write to them.
Received on 2012-09-11 14:26:59 CEST

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