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Re: Migrating from sourcesafe to cvs

From: Rex_Jolliff
Subject: Re: Migrating from sourcesafe to cvs
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 13:30:29 -0700

Mike Castle <address@hidden> on 07/24/2001 01:18:10 PM

Please respond to Mike Castle <address@hidden>

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 Subject:  Re: Migrating from sourcesafe to cvs               

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>On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 09:23:49PM +0200, Wouter Brissinck wrote:
>> In any case, the conclusion seems to be that CVS doesn't have a feature
>> supporting
>> shared files, so tools like WinCVS won't support it either.  Is there a
>> "whish-list" for
>> CVS development ? :-)

>Except that you don't want to wish for shared files.

It occurs to me that this problem could be solved by having the
server identify symbolic links, and and obtain a lock in the
directory containing the target file in addition to the directory
containing the link.  Or course deadlocks would have to be handled
as would possible security holes from links pointing outside the


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