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Hello, I've thought about, but not prototyped the idea of accomplishing remote/distributed development with CVS by cloning the master repository for each of the remote sites, and then sync by way of vendor branches. Any thoughts about that? Paul Lahav Savir <LahavS at ixi.com> wrote: The main issue is that check-outs / updates are much faster especially when you have many developers working on the same repository. So in that case commits take little longer, but you can commit them to the local server and not change the CVSROOT for committing to Master server. Lahav -----Original Message----- From: Tony Hoyle [mailto:tmh at nodomain.org] Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 1:15 PM To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org Subject: [cvsnt] Re: Distributing load across several CVS servers(Transparent Proxy) Raymond Zhang wrote: > As this is a very useful feature for distributed development teams > working on the same project in different countries, esp. those with > very poor network infrastructure. I am wondering whether CVSNT also > have or planning to have such features? What it does it not distributed development, but proxying. You still need a live connection to the remote server via the proxy, so in the instance of poor network infrastructure there is no gain (In practice I suspect there's little gain in the case of a good network infrastructure either, since almost everything requires a live link to the repository - you can't really proxy very much). > I love CVSNT for its integrated authentication with Windows and easy > management of access control through windows file system. But this > transparent proxy feature is just a feature that is too important to > miss. It's relatively easy to write but all it gives you is the ability to use the same server in your root files rather than specifying different ones. True distributed development is much harder and will be in a future cvsnt release at some point. Tony _______________________________________________ cvsnt mailing list cvsnt at cvsnt.org http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook _______________________________________________ cvsnt mailing list cvsnt at cvsnt.org http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt