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

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu Sep 5 12:47:06 BST 2002

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On Thu, 5 Sep 2002 13:15:57 +0200, guenther.grau at ubs.com wrote:

>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?
This has been discussed frequently.  Basically on a network share,
apart from the traffic issues (the repository data is travelling over
the network twice for every action) the locking over a network share
isn't reliable enough to be 100% certain you won't get issues with it.

Also to use the repository over a network share takes some extra
configuration (running the service as a normal user and disabling


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