[cvsnt] Re: How to use CVS init -r option ???

booly booly at infonie.fr
Wed Jun 28 07:24:09 BST 2006

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This option will be used on LAN (no exposure to internet). My problem is 
that is doesn't work. The lock process fails because the files form the new 
repository to be locked are not in the old repository

C:\Documents and Settings\Jérôme>cvs init -r d:/test
cvs [server aborted]: Failed to obtain lock on modules,v: FAIL Lock not
within repository

"Tony Hoyle" <tony.hoyle at march-hare.com> wrote in message 
news:e7so85$cac$1 at paris.nodomain.org...
> booly wrote:
>> I can't make it work, there is a problem with the lock server whhen 
>> executing the command (issue related to client root check)
> It needs to be setup by the administrator and only a very recent cvsnt 
> server will support such an option.
> Enabling it is dangerous - be *very* sure what you are doing and *never* 
> enable this option on a repository where you don't trust absolutely 
> everyone who accesses the server.
> The whole thing probably needs a rethink for security purposes anyway.
> Tony 

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