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Re: Use of CVS on large scales

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: Use of CVS on large scales
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 14:27:16 -0400
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On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 09:30:16AM -0700, John Minnihan wrote:
> Do you have specific experience with CVS 'breaking down and becoming 
> unusable'?
> If so, please share that experience here so others may learn from it.
> 'Developing at the same time' is a misnomer in this context.
> CVS' transitory file locking (the # files that get left hanging around after a
> transient network blip) occurs during commit only (right Larry or Derek?), and
> thus would be a factor if and only if all developers were attempting to 
> commit to
> the same file at the same time.

Just to make sure everyone knows.  CVS file locking is done for
both reads and writes on a per directory basis in the repository.


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