Its not really a shared disk. I described it because what I have in mind
is similar to sharing a disk. In practice, the data is stored on the p2p
network, spread all over the place. However, each user with access has
the option of seeing it appear as a virtual drive - hence like a shared
disk.

The access will occur over TCP/IP, but as the network is p2p, the
endpoints don't communicate directly, and don't know anything about each
other apart from an anonymous address. All communications is encrypted,
and independent of existing internet DNS, routing etc.

Machines will also be able to exchange messages, but my aim is for the
p2p network to take the *role* of the server, so a client machine can
clone a repo without any other client machine being involved - just
cloning directly off the p2p storage. Otherwise I wouldn't be able to
clone your repo unless you were online. I say *role*, because the
network cannot host the Fossil server, it can only run on a client.

Hope that's clearer! :)

On 12/06/15 21:25, jungle Boogie wrote:
> On 12 June 2015 at 13:21, Mark <fos...@happybeing.com> wrote:
>> Two client machines 1 & 2, each with a local repo, and each running a
>> Fossil server. Both servers are configured to access a single master
>> repo file that sits on a shared disk, mounted on both machine 1 and
>> machine 2.
> 
> 
> How will the clients connect to your shared disk? Over USB, serial connection?
> 
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