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Re: Obtaining the files modified/created after a failed/successful build

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: Obtaining the files modified/created after a failed/successful build of CVS repository
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 21:00:43 -0700

Spiro Trikaliotis <address@hidden> writes:

> For example, in my case, I use Windows as an additional server. That is,
> my main server is on a unixoid machine. However, when I am on travel
> with my laptop (without network access), I take an rsync'ed copy of the
> repository with me. This way, I can work offline (read-only!) with CVS
> as if I would have network access. Of course, I could use the :local:
> access method for this. However, I like to use CVS the same way as I use
> it with the real server, this, I am always using the :ext: access
> method.  Additionally, if I go to another machine (and my laptop is
> around), I use that repository, too. So, in this case, I have to use
> :ext:.

Using :fork: is probably a better solution to your particular need. It
acts as client/server without needed to use rsh or ssh transport as
:ext: needs.

> ... - but, as we all know, some developers do not consider :pserver:
> to be a good idea at the first place, so, this might not be such a big
> restriction.

Yup. I still advocate that :pserver: should be removed or at least never
compiled by default... (The authentication business should be left to
the operating system and NOT poorly managed by a user-level program like

        -- Mark

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