[OpenAFS] FSFS Subversion repository on OpenAFS 1.3.84 problems
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
Wed, 22 Jun 2005 12:58:03 -0400
On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 18:42 +0200, Christof Hanke wrote:
> Hmmm, just a quote from the subversion-book:
> Other options can be listed with svnadmin help. As opposed to CVS,
> subversion is not based on RCS, but rather on the Berkeley Database.
> Make sure not to install a repository on remote file systems, like NFS,
> AFS, or Windows SMB. The database requires POSIX locking mechanisms,
> which these file systems do not support.
That only applies to the original BerkeleyDB-based repository format;
FSFS does not use Berkeley DB and is supposed to be safe to use on
network filesystems. (Supposedly.)
brandon s. allbery [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl] firstname.lastname@example.org
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon univ. KF8NH