[cvsnt] Re: cvsroot syntax from linux to windows

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu Sep 5 20:57:30 BST 2002


On Thu, 05 Sep 2002 12:50:06 +0000, Herbert wrote:

 
> I'm sure this has been asked a million times but I have the nt server
> running on a windows machine but a user wants to use it from a Linux
> machine. My question is what is the syntax for specifying the cvsroot path
> at the linux end, I've tried all sorts of combinations but none seem to
> work, eg
> 
> :pserver:xx at xx:/c/cvs/mylib
> :pserver:xx at xx:/cvs/mylib

IIRC (It's a while since I've used the syntax) it's

:pserver:xx at xx:/c//cvs/mylib

Or (easier) configure a repository prefix on the windows server so
the drive letter isn't required.

Tony




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