[cvsnt] CVSNT on Win2003

Gerhard gelists at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 10:43:14 GMT 2008

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On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 20:30:17 +0100, Bo Berglund
<bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote:

>On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 15:20:23 -0200, Gerhard wrote:
>>>1) You'll need to import one or more modules into the repository;
>>I don't think import is necessary. At least I never had to use it,
>>Each new repository has at least the CVSROOT module. It is accessible
>>at least to repo admins. A repo admin can check it out, which creates
>>a sandbox. From that sandbox, the repo admin can add other modules.
>No, if you do that then you are hosed!
>Never, ever even think of adding submodules and files to the CVSROOT
>control module!!!!

It seems I was a bit ambiguous... I of course did not mean to add
submodules to the CVSROOT module :)

>What *can* be done, however, is to check out the top of the repository
>to create the sandbox copy, which will include CVSROOT as a submodule.
>The name of the top of the repository for checkout purposes is . (that
>is a single period). Example from the command line:

This is exactly what I meant.


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