[cvsnt] Re: Using CVSNT with Web Development
unknown at nodomain.com
Fri Oct 8 08:23:15 BST 2004
"Beaker" <newsgroups at beakz.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:ck3ml5$tui$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> 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
> 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
> the IIS root folder at the correct level.
> Now I don't know if this is something CVS can handle inherently, or
> 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
> 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.
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