[cvsnt] Upgrade CVSNT (Build 57h) to latest CVSNT ?

Dirk Rasmussen drasmussen at bevis.de
Mon Feb 9 17:53:07 GMT 2004

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Bo Berglund wrote:

> THe repository files (the sourcefiles your users put there) 
> should be fine.
> If you have created special scripts in the CVSROOT directory 
> then you could be required to modify some of them since the call 
> syntax has changed somewhat.
> THere might also be some issues concerning the authentication 
> since this is where a lot of code changes have gone. One notable 
> such item is that the newer releases of CVSNT 
> have stopped supporting the old :ntserver: connection protocol.
> If you used that before then you need to switch 
> your users to SSPI instead. SSPI works like ntserver concerning
> the way users are authenticated (via the 
> workstation login) but communicates with the server only through
> pure TCP/IP on port 2401. 
> So SSPI is actually routable, which ntserver never was.
> What you should do is this:
> 1) Uninstall the existing CVSNT
> 2) Download and install the latest CVSNT 2.0.something
> 3) Do your checks to see that all is OK.
> If you want to revert then uninstall CVSNT again and then download
> and install an "old" version of CVSNT but not quite as old as the
> one you have now. For example an early 2.0.xxx.
> This should bring you back to the old state.
> Note that your installing and uninstalling CVSNT will not affect your
> repository at all.
> The repository files are treated as data by CVSNT and are never touched
> by any install/uninstall.
> /Bo
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org]On Behalf
> Of Dirk Rasmussen
> Sent: den 9 februari 2004 12:10
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> Subject: [cvsnt] Upgrade CVSNT (Build 57h) to latest CVSNT ?
> Are there any known problems we have to considere, when we upgrade our CVSNT
> to the newest Release ?
> What about the "old" repository"-files, do the work with the new CVSNT ?
> Any help would be very appreciated. --- Thanks in advance !
> Dirk Rasmussen
> BevIS GmbH, Germany
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Bo, Thank you, for your answer !

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