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As I understand it the only reason you want to use the network share is to ensure your repository gets backed up. How about just storing your repository on a local disk and using a simple batch file to make a copy of it to your network drive when you connect to the network (and at every evening if while you remain connected). This way the CVSNT server is not using the network share so should work without any problems but you still have the security of having a copy of your work on the network. > -----Original Message----- > From: Luckey, Dave [mailto:dave.luckey at lmco.com] > Sent: 03 December 2004 17:55 > To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > Subject: [cvsnt] Alternative to Network Shares? > > > I know that Network Shares are frowned upon, in fact, any who > bring the subject up get flamed before the e-mail bits have > stopped flowing to the reader. So I am looking for an alternative. > > My situation: > 1) I travel often > 2) Need to have a backup of my new code performed on > the office network > 3) I use VPN to get to the server, so security is not > an issue between me and the server > 4) Not always able to connect due to location when working > 5) Need to be able to commit code when offline > 6) Am the only developer touching this code > > The reason I chose the network share approach, I make the > repository files available offline, check them out to a local > sandbox, then I commit when ready, once I reconnect (either > VPN or On Network) Windows automatically handles the > synchronization of the repository files. It is a very simple > process. However, I occasionally have problems with some > files that do not work well using this approach. Can't quite > figure it out why, they seem to work fine when I am on the > network, but not when offline. I am using Wincvs and > TortoiseCVS. I currently have CVSNT set to local server. > > I would appreciate some positive suggestions. Thanks. > > Thank you, > Dave > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > Dave Luckey > Email: <mailto:dave.luckey at lmco.com> dave.luckey at lmco.com > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > _______________________________________________ > cvsnt mailing list > cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs > ****************** This e-mail has been sent from Imagination Technologies Limited. PowerVR, Metagence, Ensigma and PURE Digital are divisions of Imagination Technologies Limited. The information contained in this e-mail, including any attachment, is confidential and may be legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee(s) and access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorised. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying or distribution or use of the information contained in this e-mail, is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender by return e-mail and then delete it from your system. Internet communications cannot be guaranteed to be secure, error or virus-free. The sender does not accept liability for any errors or omissions which arise as a result. Any views expressed in this message are those of the author, except where the author specifies and, with authority, states them to be the views of Imagination Technologies Limited.