[cvsnt] Re: Latest Updates

Khaled Agrama kagrama at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 4 21:46:50 BST 2002

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I installed this build but can't get telnet to work.  Is there anything
special I need to do?


"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nothing-on.tv> wrote in message
news:3d6f8562.1299907171 at news.cvsnt.org...
> cvsnt 57h
> Mostly this release is so I can push the lock server into production
> here (as we need it).  Some bug fixes.  Made the Unix version execute
> commands via the shell like it used to.
> The Lock server is a separate service/daemon that keeps track of the
> current locks on the repository.  To use it set a line if
> CVSROOT/config that says 'LockServer=<server>[:port]' (normally you'd
> run the server on the same machine as the cvsnt server so
> 'LockServer=localhost' will do fine).  Remove any LockDir lines.
> It defaults to port 2402, which shouldn't clash with anything (you can
> change it with the control panel). It's designed to be firewalled (you
> wouldn't normally access it across the internet) and there's no
> security at the moment - I'll add that later.
> You can monitor what the server is doing by telnetting into it and
> typing 'monitor'.  The output is designed to be parsed by some
> (future) software but can be quite interesting to watch on a busy
> server.
> In theory it's impossible to get dangling locks - the locks are all
> automatically removed if the client exits even if it crashes horribly.
> At some point I'll document the protocol but it's extremely simple
> (it's actually documented in comments in the source at the moment).
> Tony

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