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RE: Moving CVS Repository

From: Joseph Natar
Subject: RE: Moving CVS Repository
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 12:24:37 -0700

What we are planning  to do is to keep the same hostname and the path to the repository. Hence it will be transparent to the users when it comes up.



-----Original Message-----
From: David Taylor [mailto:address@hidden]
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2001 1:37 PM
To: address@hidden
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Moving CVS Repository

Kaz Kylheku wrote:

> In article <address@hidden>, Cornellious Mann wrote:
> >If I want to move my CVS repository (let's say from NT
> >to Unix), can I simply copy everything under CVSROOT
> >into my new CVSROOT?  Thanks.
> You can, however the existing users will be left stranded, pointing
> to the old repository.

If the old repository was accessed via a DNS alias - rather than actual host name
(or IP address) - and the path of the new repository is the same, then pointing
that alias to the the host of the new repository points all checked out
directories to the new repository.


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