[cvsnt] Re: Converting from CVS to CVSNT

Shawn Matlock matlocs at odscompanies.com
Tue May 2 23:20:28 BST 2006

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Moving to CVSNT works. What about moving back?

Example: I move to CVSNT. It works great for some users but not for others.
Now I need to move back to CVS. Will CVS have any trouble with files
committed to CVSNT?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Matlock [mailto:matlocs at odscompanies.com] 
> Sent: 03 May 2006 06:29
> To: Glen Starrett
> Subject: RE: [cvsnt] Re: Converting from CVS to CVSNT
> Glen,
> The link doesn't work (for me). I tried march-hare.com and 
> get no response for that either.
> Thanks,
> Shawn
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org 
> [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of > Glen Starrett
> Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 1:40 PM
> To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org
> Subject: [cvsnt] Re: Converting from CVS to CVSNT
> Shawn Matlock wrote:
> > I currently have CVS 1.11.17 on AIX. I'm considering moving 
> to CVSNT.
> > 
> > I've briefly browsed march-hare and Google, but I can't 
> seem to find 
> > much. The only issue I found is that binaries are handled 
> differently 
> > in CVSNT
> so
> > they may not be backward compatible.
> > 
> > I'd like to know what's involved in moving to CVSNT and if 
> there are 
> > any other risks.
> They are backward compatible and CVSNT fully understands the 
> older CVS 
> binary formats.  See this FAQ entry:


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