[cvsnt] Migrate repository from CVS (GNU) to CVSNT

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-cvsnt at yahoo.com.ar
Mon Jan 22 22:23:34 GMT 2007

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At Monday 22/1/2007 13:43, Tim Chippington Derrick wrote:

>Just a thought... I haven't done a CVS migration from GNU CVS to
>CVSNT, or from Unix/Linux to Windows, but even moving my repository
>from an existing Windows+CVSNT to a new Windows+CVSNT box I would
>always use CVSNT to create the repository first and then copy the
>repository contents into the (newly created and initialised)
>repository. I've done this many times and never had a problem; I
>don't know what extra stuff CVSNT does or needs in the repository
>beyond what GNU CVS does, but can imagine that not having a correctly
>initialised CVSNT repository as a starting point could be a problem.

I was going to say exactly that.
Looks a lot safer to let CVSNT initialise the repository first, then 
update then CVSROOT config files, and then copy all the repository 
previous contents (*excluding* the CVSROOT directory).

Gabriel Genellina
Softlab SRL 


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