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My CVS/Root file just said, "/projects/cvsroot". This was created when I did my CVS checkout on a linux terminal. I am assuming that WinCVS interpreted this to mean local, hence the error I got originally. Does that make sense? -----Original Message----- From: Arthur Barrett [mailto:arthur.barrett at march-hare.com] Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2007 1:33 PM To: Flávio Etrusco Cc: Joseph Koenig; cvsnt at cvsnt.org Subject: RE: [cvsnt] cvs [diff aborted]: Local access to network share not supported (use -N to override this error) Flávio, The error message is specifically for when your sandbox is using :local: on a network share. Hence why the wording says "local access to network". A "normal" sandbox on a network share is also "not supported" as Tony pointed out - but does not generate this error (on the commercial side we do support sandboxes on network shares). Regards, Arthur > -----Original Message----- > From: Flávio Etrusco [mailto:flavio.etrusco at gmail.com] > Sent: 21 June 2007 15:53 > To: Arthur Barrett > Cc: Joseph Koenig; cvsnt at cvsnt.org > Subject: Re: [cvsnt] cvs [diff aborted]: Local access to > network share not supported (use -N to override this error) > > > Doesn't cvsnt issue this error message for the simple fact > that the sandbox is on a mapped network share? > > From the log it doesn't seem to be a server message, but if > the repository was on a mapped network share the server would > throw a similar error message, wouldn't it? > > Regards, > Flávio > > > On 6/20/07, Arthur Barrett <arthur.barrett at march-hare.com> wrote: > > Joseph, > > > > in directory Z:\projects\some\path\to\file do this: > > > > type CVS\Root > > > > > > What I think you will see is that it is :local: - you need to > > re-checkout the sandbox using pserver (or WinCVS has a > macro to change > > the Root from :local: to :pserver: I believe - but I don't > use WinCVS > > so can't advise you on that). > > > > From your initial comments I gather that z: is a mapped drive to a > > samba share on the linux box. > > > > If so when you checked out the sandbox on linux you should > have used > > :pserver: not :local:. Again: local is very dangerous and should > > never be used except by the CVS/CVSNT developers. > > > > Furthermore sharing a sandbox between Linux and Windows can > be rather > > dangerous - but if you are only using WinCVS diffs then > that should be > > OK. If however you use WinMerge to do merging (from > WinCVS) then you > > could easily end up changing the line endings on the source files - > > which if you commit from Linux will create a very messy result. > > > > Regards, > > > > > > Arthur Barrett > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > cvsnt mailing list > > cvsnt at cvsnt.org http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > > >