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Hello Phil, CPCSc> As I've been discussing, I'm migrating an existing CVS instance over to CPCSc> CVSNT, on Solaris, both will be on the same box, so I'm wondering if CPCSc> there are any unseen gotchas I may hit. When migrating to CVSNT the default locale ist <whatever>.utf-8. If your old installation of cvs is on a different one, you should force CVSNT to use this one by specifying it in /etc/cvsnt/PServer. It is adviseable to use the 'RunAsUser' feature of CVSNT. This way you can restrict write access to the rcs-files in the repository (users are able to modify files only via the cvsnt-server, no direct access to the filesystem). If you'd like to do so, don't forget to 'chmod' your repository... CPCSc> My plan is to install CVSNT on the box first, this way Devs using the CPCSc> old CVSROOT shouldn't see any changes; their old clients pointing to CPCSc> CVSROOT will still be valid. CPCSc> After that I want to create a new repository and start moving groups CPCSc> over one by one. Why do you want to move the groups? Replacing the server is sufficient. No new repository is required. CPCSc> The issue I can now see is that I don't think I can CPCSc> symlink the old CVSROOT to the new one to keep backward compat. Is this CPCSc> correct? I'm all for just having Dev's change their CVSROOT once we've CPCSc> moved them, but Project MGR wants to know if they can keep it, and I can CPCSc> just symlink. My test on my sandbox failed; couldn't even login. Symlinks would break the cvslock-server. Don't do that! CPCSc> Any other 'gotchas' that can be forseen in this situation? I'm assuming CPCSc> just 'mv -f' the files from the old CVSROOT to the new will work, and CPCSc> then I can apply perms from there. Do not move the repo. Just a backup for sanity should be enought. CVSNT is backward compatible. Even if you use some of the extended features, the old cvs will still accept the repo. -- Best regards, Richard mailto:richard at wirthware.de