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Re: Setting LockDir to RAM Drive

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Setting LockDir to RAM Drive
Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 10:47:02 -0400 (EDT)

Norberto Meijome writes:
> In this server box, I've got setup /dev/shm --a shared memory drive (aka 
> RAM Drive). Is there any reason why setting
> LockDir=/dev/shm/
> in my config files is a bad idea? All users can read/write to this area.

No, as you suspected, it's a *good* idea.  But I'd loose the trailing

> Also, is there any problem if I use the same LockDir entry for several 
> repositories? (all running on the same box)

There's certainly a potential problem.  I'd suggest using separate
directories in the same file system.  For example, /dev/shm/repos1 and

-Larry Jones

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