[cvsnt] Betr.: Re: Latest Updates - CVSNT 2.5.04 Build 3052 (RC6) and 3055(RC7)

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Wed May 7 12:56:59 BST 2008

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> > You need to ensure that the rsync is triggered by the 
> postcommand.  The
> > crontab is a good 'backup'.
> > 
> > In months of using it I've never seen an update NOT get the correct
> > version.
> We trigger an update on a sandbox from the server, so we'll 
> have to be 
> carefull about timing if we were to do the same on a sandbox 
> connected 
> to the slave server.

Ah yes - the 'checkout' trigger... Our commercial make trigger has the
same issue.  If you run the 'rsync' synchronously - then the 'checkout'
should start after the rsync has completed.  

> What happens if a user updates a file from the slave server 
> exactly at the 
> same time the file is being updated by rsync? Is this handled? 

I think that rsync and unison would handle this - but real world testing
would be good.



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