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From Stefan Sperling <s...@elego.de>
Subject Re: Read-Only file systems (Was: Worst Error Message?)
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:22:23 GMT
On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 10:09:06AM +0200, Markus Schaber wrote:
> > <Bert> stsp: (re: users@) read only operations on a fsfs repository
> don't
> > obtain a lock (and don't need write access). Only commit and revprop
> > changes should need write access. (I don't know what is required for
> bdb).
> > We don't use read locks, except for the sqlite (and maybe bdb) builtin
> > ones.
> > <danielsh> stsp: and packing
> 
> But AFAIR, V1.7 uses sqlite in the repository. Does that change
> anything?

The sqlite db is used for the revprop packing feature.
This feature is only used at commit time. You cannot commit to a
read-only repository anyway :)

Subversion 1.6 uses sqlite for this, too, not just 1.7.

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