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Re: Two questions, simple I hope

From: Philip Lijnzaad
Subject: Re: Two questions, simple I hope
Date: 19 Sep 2001 17:47:59 +0100

> Hello all,
> In an effort to streamline some of our release proceedures, I'd like to 
> collect all the check-in notes from a particular date or version forward. 
> I'm primarily a WinCVS user and can't seem to find a simple way to do it 
> there. Is there one, or one from the CLI?

If WinCVS has a command line interface, would 

  cvs log -d '1 year ago' [file(s)] 


> Another issue recently arose that I'd like to help out my admin with. We've 
> hired a 3rd party consultant to beef up some of our db code, and as a result 
> they'll need access to our CVS repository. However the CVS server is inside 
> our firewall and that's not open to negotiation. Any pointers here? 

the only thing I can think of is to give the consultant ssh access, and make
him use  setenv CVS_RSH ssh  (or whatever the equivalent is in WinCVS).

> Is there any way to have two severs maintaining a single repository?

Why, how ? if security is a concern, don't use a pserver in the first place;
just use the ext protocol, which uses plain ssh access, and doesn't require

Real programs don't eat cache (Malay)
Philip Lijnzaad, address@hidden \ European Bioinformatics Institute,rm A2-08
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