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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Sharing a library between multiple developers

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Sharing a library between multiple developers
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 12:48:52 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Aaron Bentley <address@hidden>

    > Julian T. J. Midgley wrote:
    > > Are any problems likely to result from allowing many developers to
    > > share a single tla library? 

    > You haven't said how developers are sharing the library.  NFS doesn't 
    > work at the moment with revision libraries, because its sanity checks 
    > expect device numbers to remain constant, and NFS's don't.  There's been 
    > lots of discussion on the list and there's some stuff on the
    > wiki, too.

More precisely, _some_ NFS setups vary st_dev.   It wasn't one of the
NFS-gotchas I'd heard about before running into it here.

    > Tom has said he plans to fix it.



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