[cvsnt] Re: Latest Updates
kagrama at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 4 21:53:40 BST 2002
Never mind, got it to work. I was putting a : before the port number
instead of a space :)
"Khaled Agrama" <kagrama at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:al5rff$gmk$1 at sisko.nothing-on.tv...
> 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 188.8.131.52 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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