On Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:21:56 -0800
Jeff King <p...@peff.net> wrote:

Thanks for elaborating on the "origin" -- I intended to write up on its
special status but got distracted and sent my message missing that
bit ;-)

> > > Ideally we'd prefer to simply create our remote repository on a
> > > drive of one of our local network servers. Is this possible?
> > 
> > Yes, this is possible, but it's not advised to keep such a
> > "reference" repository on an exported networked drive for a number
> > of reasons (both performance and bug-free operation).
> I agree that performance is not ideal (although if you are on a fast
> LAN, it probably would not matter much), but I do not recall any
> specific bugs in that area. Can you elaborate?

This one [1] for instance.  I also recall seing people having other
"mystical" problems with setups like this so I somehow developed an idea
than having a repository on a networked drive is asking for troubles.
Of course, if there are happy users of such setups, I would be glad to
hear as my precautions might well be unfounded for the recent versions
of Git.

1. http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/issues/detail?id=130
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