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Re: set group id not taking effect?

From: Steve McIntyre
Subject: Re: set group id not taking effect?
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 14:02:00 +0100
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On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 11:21:28AM +0000, Paul Edwards wrote:
>"Mark D. Baushke" <mdb@cvshome.org> wrote in message 
>> > Both the executable and the directory are on NFS mounts.  We
>> > have 4 machines, and it is more important to be able to compile
>> > fast than do checkouts fast, so the box we have for compiles
>> > accesses the other stuff over the NFS mount.
>> Note: It is a bad idea to have the repository NFS mounted... it is
>> better to use a client/server protocol with the server having local disk
>> for the repository.
>Why?  Is NFS dangerous, or slow or what?

Slow, but's that not important. Dangerous too, and that is - locking
over NFS is notoriously flaky, which can lead to easy corruption of
CVS repositories, mailboxes and anything where locking is
important. Just Don't Do It!

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