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Re: migration of CVS repositery from one machine to another

From: ravish agarwal
Subject: Re: migration of CVS repositery from one machine to another
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 06:05:47 +0300

Hi Todd,
thanx for the information. But here is still a problem. The setup for
cvs-1.11.1p1 is not available on the link you have specified. can you
please give any other link where I can find that binary. Also please
tell me if I need to do version upgrade which version is the best to
install. and will there be any issues related to version upgrade of

On 6/13/05, Todd Denniston <address@hidden> wrote:
> ravish agarwal wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> > We need to migrate CVS repositery from one HP-UX machine to another
> > HP-UX machine. We are using cvs-1.11.1p1. For that I need to install
> > that version on second machine. Now my queries are:
> > 1. Where can I find the cvs-1.11.1p1 installable(binary) on HP-UX.
> Note that there have been many security (and other types of) fixes since
> cvs-1.11.1p1 it would be best to update.  If you really don't want to
> compile CVS yourself, there appear to be hp binaries available on the
> website[3].
> > 2. what are the steps involved in migration of whole data from one
> > machine to another. I dont want any change in the tags and history.
> > thanx in advance
> moving a repo is covered in the manual[1].
> basically:
> 0) get everyone to do a final checkin and then release their sandboxes
> (mainly prevent confusion later).
> 1) Back up the repository [2].
> 2) take the backup to the other machine.
> 3) restore from backup.
> 4) configure the machine to serve cvs.
> 5) update everyone's CVSROOT values.
> > regards
> > Ravish
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> --
> Todd Denniston
> Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
> Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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