[cvsnt] Re: GUI interface and "repository prefix"

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at system3r.se
Fri Jul 23 11:31:57 BST 2004

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On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 17:11:15 +0100, Tony Hoyle <tmh at nodomain.org>

>On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 10:51:02 -0500, "Carl T. Dreher"
><focusrsh at arn.net> wrote:
>>I've been trying to get CVSNT to work with Eclipse.  I keep seeing all
>>these warnings about setting a "repository prefix".  A search of the
>>site came up with lots of uses of the phrase but not one sticking
>>definition of what it is!
>It's gone, in the next stable release (to be done in a couple of hours
>Every repository now has a name & an alias, so in some senses you
>could say that everything uses the prefix now..  See
>(OK not much.. maybe I should change it to 'mostly harmless')
>The prefix was/is designed to allow CVS repositories to be stored
>anywhere on your machine, without revealing the disk structure to the
>world.  It also helps with Unix clients that dont like drive letters.

is there a document describing the new registry structure so I can
modify the CVSMailer program?

/Bo Berglund

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