[cvsnt] Re: Latest updates

carl at membersonlysoftware.com carl at membersonlysoftware.com
Wed Dec 31 13:49:47 GMT 2003

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Is the repository still comptible in the other direction?


If not:
  are there automated ways to convert them?
  what CVS options does CVSNT not support?

On 30 Dec 2003 at 0:40, Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Ori Berger wrote:
> > Is the repository still compatible with the cyclic CVS? If not, is
> > there any way to disable these extensions (refuse them at the server
> > even if client insists) to make sure that the repository remains
> > compatible?
> No, unless cyclic CVS decides to implement them :)  I don't think
> compatibility is going to be maintainable anyway in the long term (all
> possible solutions to file renaming for example implicitly break
> backward compatibility) - it's still possible to convert back using a
> python script or something like that - at the moment it's a matter of
> stripping a few keywords and expanding/re-encoding any special deltas.
> Since CVSNT runs fine on Unix then there's little point in worrying
> about it. 

Since I don't have control of the Unix box that I am using, and it has 
CVS installed, this is not an option for me right now, but I would like to 
backup my repository and have some sense of security that I will be 
able to resore it quickly on my desktop in case something happens.
Carl Zmola
Carl at MembersOnlySoftware.com

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