[DRBD-user] CVS replication with drbd?

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Tue Dec 18 19:17:04 CET 2007

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 12:32:49AM -0800, Tracy R Reed wrote:
> I have a situation where I have local developers in town with tons of 
> bandwidth and remote developers in Argentina with only a T1. I am hoping 
> to replicate some data including our CVS repository to Argentina so they 
> have a local copy. Sometimes they have to check out 200M of code and it 
> takes forever over a T1. If it were constantly synced up and ready when 
> they needed it things would be much nicer.
> Can DRBD be safely used (over VPN) over the Internet as opposed to just 
> between two boxes on the same LAN?
> If I want both locations to be able to write to the volume I assume I 
> will have to use something like GFS. Anyone have experience running CVS 
> on GFS on DRBD over the Internet?
> Is this whole idea nuts?

using drbd in this context is not a good idea.

I certainly recommend switching to git.
you will never ever again complain about
slowness or limitations of your version control system.

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