[cvsnt] Re: cvsnt- installer bug

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Wed Aug 31 16:18:58 BST 2005

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KRB wrote:
> The installer was re-organized, and a bug was introduced.
> The mdns feature containing howl.dll was moved under ServerComponents,
> but cvslock.exe depends on it.
> If you install standalone cvs (no server and no protocols),
> cvs won't work because howl.dll is not there.
cvs itself isn't dependent on howl.dll.

The lock server is only needed if you're using a server or local mode. 
If you install standalone cvs you're basically saying you're only going 
to be a client, hence no lockserver is needed.


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