[cvsnt] Re: ViewVC and CVSNT on different machines (RCS wrappers + Lockserver)

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Mar 31 11:39:41 BST 2006

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Oliver Koltermann wrote:

> Now for the "how": The only place I find to configure the lockserver
> is the CVSROOT/config file. This is inside the repository CVSNT
> server. But I don't have a repository, I only want the RCS wrappers...

I'd suggest using RCS in that case - the CVSNT RCS wrappers are an 
alternative view of a repository.. they have no other purpose.

> Is there an environment variable or anything to configure the
> lockserver access without having a repository? Or is it using the
> repository's CVSROOT/config file of the repository I access with rlog?
> This contains "localhost" - maybe I have to use the external name of
> the server there?

Yes, you need a CVSROOT/config pointing to the lockserver.  By default 
also lockservers don't listen on public IPs, so that will have to be 
changed on the server.


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