[cvsnt] Re: Starting out with CVS,

WestSide xpurplekushx at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 30 07:08:06 BST 2004

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I understand checking out, etc..

I am confused on how the dir c:\cvsrepo relates to my web site files which
are in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\mysite

I use Tortiose.. and from their I do my updating and committing...

"Glen Starrett" <grstarrett at cox.net> wrote in message
news:clv7nv$jip$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> WestSide wrote:
> > My website and the files within the site are located in:
> >
> > c:\Inetpub\wwwroot\mysite
> I'm assuming this is a sandbox, where you've checked out a copy of the
> files from your repository.
> >
> > The first time I set it up.. I was able to commit and update through
> > tortiose, but since IIS was pointing to: c:\Inetpub\wwwroot\mysite  we
> > saw the changes on the site.  We went to www.mysite.com and never saw
> > updated changes as the files that were modified seemed to be stored in
> > c:\cvsrepo
> You need to go into your webroot sandbox and do a "cvs update" to get
> the latest updates from the repository.  You can use the POSTCOMMIT
> script on the server to automatically do this (look through the wiki and
> archives).
> -- 
> Glen Starrett

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