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I actually did get an entry in our company's nameserver after I finished walking around telling everyone how to run the Macro in WinCVS on all their sandboxes in order to avoid repeating myself in the future. Mikew Andreas Richter wrote: > Harrison, Andrew wrote: > >> The CVS\Root files stores the CVSROOT of the repository. In the case of a >> server pc crash I can easily reinstall CVS-NT and restore backups onto >> a new >> server, but this will have a different CVSROOT. Is there an easy way >> to get >> existing sandboxes to use a new CVSROOT without doing a new checkout or >> manually editing all the CVS\Root files. > > > Hi, > > if you have a nameserver in your company, create a CNAME a la CVSSERVER. > in this case you can simple transfer the repository from one to another > server without touch every sandbox. > > but in your case i think you must search/replace over all directorys in > the sandbox by hand. > if no local changes exists in the sandboxes is simpler to delete the > entire sandbox-directories and make a new checkout from the new cvs-server. > > >