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On Tue, 25 Sep 2007, Arthur Barrett wrote: > The client environment variable CVS_SERVER (or is it CVSSERVER..?.) is > what defines which binary is used on the server, so if you have cvs 1.12 > installed in /usr/bin/cvs and CVSNT server installed in /usr/local/bin > then setting CVS_SERVER=/usr/local/bin/cvs on the *client* before > connecting to the server should tell the server to use CVSNT not CVS... Thanks for this hint. > However: > 1) CVSNT can use a CVS repository, but not vice-versa, once a change is > written to the RCS files CVS will no longer be able to use it Valuable hint, thanks. > 2) sharing a single sandbox betweek linux and windows users is not > recommended, eg: if it was checked out on linux (LF) then a windows > programs adds CR then it is committed the result will be a mess. Clients are all Windows and they all use CVSNT. > 3) CVSNT Server has additional configuration files you will need to > configure before you can use it (/etc/cvsnt/Pserver). The original question was related to this: Can I use "ssh" protocol for CVSNT server with Linux? I could only find information about ssh on Windows. And can I use the existing CVSROOT config vars? ":ssh;hostname=myserver;username=stefan:/cvsrepo" ":ssh;hostname=myserver;:/cvsrepo" With kind regards Stefan