In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
Jonathan Chen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 10:54:20AM -0700, John Polstra wrote:
> > - You need an MFS filesystem with zillions of inodes, because
> > anonymous CVS just hammers the disk with tiny lock files or state
> > files. If they are on a drive that has moving parts, your system
> > will tear itself apart.
> setting CVSREADONLYFS to 1 will prevent locking. This also means you don't
> need to give the anoncvs user write access to the lock directory. I
> presume this is where most of the anoncvs hogness lies, so this should make
> it go quite a bit faster.
Nope. Anoncvs.freebsd.org already has/had CVSREADONLYFS set, but
that did not eliminate the need for the MFS. If I recall correctly,
remote CVS creates a shadow checkout tree of CVS/ directories and
their administrative files for each client. That's what hammers the
disk on the server.
John Polstra [EMAIL PROTECTED]
John D. Polstra & Co., Inc. Seattle, Washington USA
"Disappointment is a good sign of basic intelligence." -- Chögyam Trungpa
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