[cvsnt] Distributed CVSNT setup

Gaurav Chhabra messagegc at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 09:00:57 BST 2009

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Hi Arthur,

Thanks for your reply.

>1) remote users do NOT need a local repository, CVSNT was designed for
>networks MUCH slower than even the slowest networks in use today (try
>110/75 baud).
---> Actually, we connect though the Citrix client and the problem is not
about speed but about loss of connectivity. Sometimes, we face network
issues and that's why we are thinking of replicating the current repository
and then keeping them in sync.

>2) If you really want multiple repositories you need to upgrade to CVSNT
---> Will there be any data loss in upgrading the current repository? Also,
what feature do we have in CVSNT 2.5.04 that will allow the use of multiple

Is there any search option in cvsnt-archive as we have in 'nabble-gnu-cvs'
forum? I couldn't find one.

In the following URL, you've mentioned that unison can be used for Windows.
Just in case, if we plan to use different platforms, say master on Windows &
slave on Unix, then how will I sync the two repositories together? Will
rsync on Linux & unison on Windows work?

Gaurav Chhabra

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