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Re: CVS across NFS bug with readdir

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS across NFS bug with readdir
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 12:18:33 -0500 (EST)

Meyer, Jeffrey S writes:
> I had a problem with CVS on a SunOS 2.6, 2.7 using a repository from and
> IRIX 6.5.10 O2 computer.

An NFS-mounted repository is an excruciatingly bad idea -- we've had
many reports of subtle (and not so subtle) file corruption caused by NFS
bugs.  And once your repository files are corrupted, you're toast. 
PLEASE use some form of client/server CVS instead.

-Larry Jones

Oh, now don't YOU start on me. -- Calvin

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