[Cvsnt] Can't get repository prefix to work- found workaround

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Fri Aug 23 06:52:53 BST 2002

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Or you can go one level below the disk root with your repository and
then it will always work...
Since you use the repsitory prefix feature your users won't even
notice the move.


On Thu, 22 Aug 2002 20:37:54 -0700, "agramak" <agramak at attbi.com>

>I also had to do this to get my repository prefix to work right.  And if I
>remember correctly, even after manually changing it in the registry, going
>back into the cvsnt control panel GUI and clicking OK causes the value to be
>rewritten into the registry incorrectly (ie. with the trailing slash), so I
>always have to go in and manually change it back.
>"Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote in message
>news:3d439345.254095279 at news.cvsnt.org...
>> Yes,
>> this is a known issue (Tony?).
>> The repository prefix must NOT end with the slash, but the GUI does
>> add this if the selected folder is the root of the drive.
>> If you manually edit the registry entry for this to D: then you are
>> OK. This is the one you want:
>> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CVS\PServer\RepositoryPrefix = D:
>> The drive letter by itself (with the colon) *is* possible to use but
>> it is not settable from the control panel applet...
>> So you should not have the repository located directly at drive root,
>> it should be a subdirectory, if you want to keep admin simple.
>> /Bo
>> On Sun, 28 Jul 2002 00:00:39 +0000 (UTC), wjones7 at agere.com ("Bill
>> Jones") wrote:
>> >
>> >No, I'm accessing in server mode.
>> >
>> >Turns out it doesn't like D:/ as a prefix. I changed it to
>> >D:/cvsrepositories and it worked fine. I think the problem is the //
>> >by concatenating the D:/ and the /flash, yielding D://flash. Perhaps a
>> >after the d:/ would help, but that's not an editable field.
>> >
>> >Thanks,
>> >
>> >Bill
>> >

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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