[cvsnt] 'cvs import' error on -d :local:\\server\share

guenther.grau at ubs.com guenther.grau at ubs.com
Thu Sep 5 12:15:57 BST 2002

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>>When I use share as root of CVS repository I have the following trouble
>>C:\tmp: cvs -d :local:\\server\share init
>>C:\tmp: cvs -d :local:\\server\share import -I * -m Empty project vendor start
>>cvs [import aborted]: User akorsukov cannot create files in project
>Don't use cvs over network shares.  Set up a server on the remote
>machine and use that.
>The root of a network share doesn't work in 57g (since the OS treats
>it as special and causes some of the functions cvsnt uses to fail).

I need to put the repository on a drive that is backed up.
I cannot install CVS on the remote server who's drives
are backed up. Therefore I need to use a network share for 
the repository.

What are the problems using CVS on a network share,
apart from the one being mentioned above, which can be worked
around? Would you recommend against using this setup in production
for team src code management?

Thanx in advance,


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