[cvsnt] Can the user have no write access to the repository

Patel, Piyush ppatel at Aegonusa.com
Wed Sep 2 13:01:38 BST 2009

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Hello Peter,

I was wondering if you could elaborate on your suggestion below:

CVS is a client-server protocol and should be used as such.  So, as a very
fast guide:

1) DO NOT share B:\Repository using a Windows share.

2) Make sure you set up an alias for the repository when you set up the
CVSNT server on the XP box.  You did install the CVSNT server on that box,

3) Allow write access for the users to the files in the repo.

4) Use a CVSROOT of the form :sspi:NAME_OF_XP_BOX:/RepoAlias to access the

- Peter

I am not sure how to setup an alias for the repository can you either give me instructions or point me to a link with the instructions.  I have been searching the web and have not found any instructions on how to do this.  Thanks.


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