[cvsnt] Re: Repository on removable drive, used by servers different machines

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Thu Dec 9 20:54:37 GMT 2004

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On Thu, 9 Dec 2004 22:53:35 +0200, "mada" <no.spam at no.spam.org> wrote:

>After some experimentation, I now know that I can use cvsnt server in the
>above scenario, where a server on each machine has a \CVSROOT repository
>configured to X:\repos (see previous post), and therefore, given that the
>removable drive is connected, all commits/updates on both machines are
>performed on the repository on the removable drive.
>Also, I found out that I can trick the sandbox on each of the machines to
>additionally commit/update on a local repository, by editing the repository
>\CVSROOT and setting it to a local directory instead of X:\repos. Then, to
>reuse the repository on the removable drive, I reset the server's \CVSROOT
>repository to X:\repos, commit, and go. A bit complicated, but works.
>If there is a simpler way to use a sandbox with different repositories
>please tell me.

If you are anyway carrying the disk between the two PC:s and the only
reason you want to use CVS is that you want to sync the two PC
versions of the files, then why not work on them directly?
Why bother with the CVS usage?

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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