On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 10:56:44PM +0200, Dieter Maurer wrote:
> Martijn Pieters writes:
>  > Ai, NFS! There is a known no-no about using NFS for Data.fs storage, it leads
>  > to data corruptions. Zope and NFS do not mix.
> Huch, why that?
> 
> I use Data.fs (occasionally) over NFS and did not yet have had
> problems.
> And appending to a file should work over NFS.
> Locking may be a bit more problematic, but this is not an
> issue provided I ensure that only on Zope process runs at a
> time.

I don't know the details, but IIRC there are bugs and general design problems
that make NFS and Zope clash. Corruption is a matter of time, we discourage
people using it. Search the mailinglist archives or wait for someone else to
back me up on this :).

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