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Re: checkout/commit onto/from shared disks.

From: Max Bowsher
Subject: Re: checkout/commit onto/from shared disks.
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 13:37:46 +0100

David Bowring wrote:
> My concerns were merely that I had heard noises about using CVS on disk
> shares and was worried (in some part) about corruption, though I could
> not foresee it.  All the clustered machines will be on a Gigabit
> backbone, so this should negate the network throughput issue.

AFAIK, the corruption issues relate to storing the repository itself on a
network share.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden
> what is your concern?
> The only one that I can see would be large files with frequent changes
> over
> a slow network.  But even that wouldnt seem like much of an issue.
> Tom
>> ---------+--------------------------------------------------------->
>>         |           "David Bowring"                               |
>>         |           <address@hidden>               |
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> Hi,
> I'd like to start by thanking everyone for the advice I've received from
> previous thank you all.
> Alas, I once more seek your advice though.  I intend to build a
> clustered linux solution for our developers to use.
> This would comprise of one central server upon which all the developers
> home directories and cvs server would reside.  They will be logged into
> any one of many machines (nodes).  My concern is being that each of our
> developers home directories will be a disk share from the central
> machine, and all the checkout/commit will be done via pserver onto these
> shares (I am considering using NFS to create the shares).  If anyone can
> give me any guidance or foresight of any pit falls with such a
> mechanism, it would be gratefully appreciated.

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