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I am doing much the same thing myself, except I am the single developer... But the changes in the website are ordered by the marketing people and they need to check what I am doing before it goes out to the real web server. I am also working remotely through a VPN connection into the company LAN. I have set up a webserver (Apache in this case) on the Win XP Pro machine that acts as the CVSNT server. The repository resides in a disk partition different from the webserver sites. The website as such is a checked out copy of the CVS repository so it is complete with the CVS metadata and all. On the CVSNT server I have entered a script call in the postcommit script for commits to the website. This script is a simple batch file that basically does the following (paths are approximate from my head): E: (to change to the disk of the webserver) CD \Apache\websites\site1 cvs update This will update the website and the developer can immediately watch the result. If there are more than one developer you can have several websites with the same contents but different branches and let the postcommit script decide what to do depending on the user or branch committed. Bo -----Original Message----- From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org]On Behalf Of Beaker Sent: den 7 oktober 2004 17:17 To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook Subject: [cvsnt] Using CVSNT with Web Development Hi Guys and Gals, I'm setting up a new installation of CVS for shared web development, and only having used CVS for developing applications in C/C++ before have a problem which I'm hoping someone will have an idea or two about. Firstly, a bit about the system: Window 2003 Server, running CVSNT 2.0.51d, also running IIS for development websites. The server is running on a secure network with access to the network over VPN for several remote developers. At the moment the developers work directly to the development sites using file shares, or Visual Studio. As they're all working on different sites (at the moment) it's not really a problem. What we want to achieve: Having setup CVS with a repository for all the website roots, and giving access to the relevant developers, we want to be able to allow then to checkout and checkin files, but also have them put into the relevant web roots in the IIS folders so they can see them working in the development environment. My first thought was some kind of automation script that triggers when a file is checked in by a user, so that it's simply copied to the IIS root folder at the correct level. Now I don't know if this is something CVS can handle inherently, or whether there is a mechanism that can be fired on a CVS event, such as a checkin. We prefer to do it this way so that there aren't lots of development sites running on local workstations, and so that the sites are being developed in a replica of a live environment, makes it eaiser to check that things will work in the real world. Any pointers, websites, hints, tricks etc that you have, please respond directly or in reply to this post. Regards, Beak _______________________________________________ cvsnt mailing list cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs