[cvsnt] Re: CVS/CVSNT Client Metadata Compatibility (repost)
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Thu Aug 11 02:34:02 BST 2005
Weiss, Adam BGI SF wrote:
> Hey Folks,
> I have a bunch of clients out there running cvs 1.11 on Windows that
> have a bunch of sandboxes checked out. I want to upgrade them to CVSNT
> 2.0.51d (on the client, leaving the server alone). Does CVSNT maintain
> compatibility with these cvs 1.11 checked out sandboxes? (ie: Can it
> deal with the metadata dirs created by cvs 1.11? or is it a bad idea to
> attempt to use sandboxes created with cvs 1.11 which CVSNT 2.0.51d?)
2.0.51d is pretty old..
They're basically compatible... I wouldn't want to try to switch between
them too often - although there's no technical reason why not it does
open up the possibility of one or the other getting confused eventually.
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