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From Daniel Shahaf <>
Subject Re: Use of svnserve and Dropbox
Date Fri, 23 Sep 2011 05:27:33 GMT
David Weintraub wrote on Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 01:18:28 -0400:
> Thanks for all the replies.
> Yeah, I figured this wouldn't be a good idea. There's no way to
> prevent multiple users from simultaneous updates. Even if Subversion
> could allow multiple svnserves hitting the same repository by tracking
> lock files,

Subversion does allow multiple svnserves to serve one repository
concurrently --- for the standard definition of "one", at least.
(which dropbox doesn't meet)

And, FWIW, lock files aren't your only concern.  The non-safety of
rsync-style backup is another.

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