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Re: Migrating from sourcesafe to cvs

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Migrating from sourcesafe to cvs
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 10:25:16 -0400 (EDT)

Patrick Decat writes:
> if you planned to have your CVS server on a Unix machine,
> you can use symbolic links to the *,v files in the repository.

NO!!!!  You can symlink *directories* if you must, but *NEVER* symlink
files.  Symlinking a file completely defeats CVS's (per-directory)
locking and thus invites corruption.

-Larry Jones

There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want. -- Calvin

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