[chandler-users] Error starting up Intel|Leopard version
vajda at osafoundation.org
Thu Nov 6 12:08:23 PST 2008
On Nov 6, 2008, at 11:26, Rob Stearn <robstearn at me.com> wrote:
> Thank you both for listening.
> It's an interesting issue I had never thought of that AFP shares don't
> support file locking.
It's both simpler and worse than that.
Putting your repository on any kind of remote/network filesystem is
not supported because the locking semantics are generally flaky on
these. This is a limitation of the underlying database system,
Berkeley DB. We've had a long standing bug that calls for detecting,
reliably, that your repository is created on such a filesystem and
preventing it from happening.
> I'd like to put it out there that the response speed was awesome.
> I'm something of a recent convert to Chandler, I'd heard about it,
> read the book ;)
> It's been a saviour for me, in a recent change of jobs, to staying
> I have a perfect triangle going of iPhone Quick Entry app > Hub >
> Chandler Desktop
> When I moved to using a network account instead of my notebook I
> it was going to rock. I've moved back to the notebook now, a ThinkPad
> running Fedora 9, just to stay with Chandler.
> Thanks again
> Mimi Yin wrote:
>> Thanks for figuring this out Davor.
>> I've logged a bug
>> here: https://bugzilla.osafoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12430
>> On Nov 5, 2008, at 9:09 PM, Davor Cubranic wrote:
>>> home directory is on an AFP
>>> volume. There is a known problem with lack of locking on AFP volumes
>>> under Leopard: http://code.djangoproject.com/ticket/9433
>>> Regardless of this issue with AFP, I think putting Chandler's
>>> on a network share has been discouraged by the developers (i.e.,
>>> who implemented the repository store), so I'd suggest using a local
>>> directory for keeping it. If you sync via Hub, you can still access
>>> your data from anywhere on the network.
>>> It would be nice if Chandler detected the lack of locking
>>> operation and
>>> handled the case a bit more gracefully (e.g., a message dialog to
>>> user with an easy to understand explanation of the cause and what to
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