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Re: 3 questions...
Derek R. Price
Re: 3 questions...
Tue, 23 Jan 2001 09:30:58 -0500
> 1) If you check in sources with wrong permissions (for example you
> forgot to set x-permissions) you have to manually chmod the file under
> /var/cvs. But because the file is owned by the last changer, you
> cannot do this from the webtool. Are there any other ways (through CVS
> commands) to change permissions of existing CVS resources.
Don't knw what webtool you're using, but any developer with write access
to the file should be able to change the perms.
> 2) We export CVS sources to a directory for internal testing and other
> non-CVS content might be added in this stage. At some time we want to
> export the newest release to the test environment, f.e. deleting no
> longer used files BUT keeping the non-CVS stuff (such as .htacces
> files). Is there a CVS command to clean up this export directory (that
> is, remove all exported stuff from a directory without affecting other
> non-CVS stuff?
Nope. You should be able to script something using co/update instead of
export and accessing the admin files (preferrably through cvs status or
the like), though.
> 3) Does anybody have experience with the combination of CVS and
> databases? We would like to be able not only to retrieve older
> versions of the software but also older versions of the database
> structure. Any comments would be appreciated!
If you can export the database structure in a text format, it's easy.
All the databases I've played with would export their structure & even
permissions as a series of SQL drop/create commands. Just check those
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