[cvsnt] Re: cvsnt does not encrypt

Ezra Epstein eepstein at prajnait.com
Fri Jan 16 20:44:26 GMT 2004

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org]On Behalf
> Of Bo Berglund
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 12:02 PM
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> Subject: [cvsnt] Re: cvsnt does not encrypt
> If you issue any cvs command within a sandbox then it will use the
> exact same protocol and server/repository settings as was used when
> the files were checked out.
> The only ways out are:
> 1. Edit all of the Root files in the hidden folders named CVS that
> exist in all sandbox folders and change to the protocol you want to
> use. This can be done with a macro (Change CVSROOT) if you use WinCvs.
> 2. Check out a fresh copy of the files in some other folder and make
> sure to use the correct protocol while checking out. In this case
> delete the original sandbox folder where you used the simpler
> protocol.

3.  Use the global -d flag, that is what it is for:

  $ cvs -d %NEW_CVSROOT% update

See cvs --help-options.

Also if you want to do #1, use one of the change root macros.  WinCVS (1.3.5
and greater) comes with a good one written in Python.

== Ezra Epstein

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