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Re: pserver issue

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: pserver issue
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 10:54:31 -0400 (EDT)

Frank Gilmurray writes:
> Currently our local users use NFS to access the CVS repositories.  We
> are also using pserver for our remote users.

This is an extremely bad idea -- we've had many reports of repositories
being corrupted by NFS interoperability bugs.  I strongly suggest using
client/server CVS instead.

> The CVSROOT/module file runs a script that creates some symbolic links
> and this works fine via NFS but not with pserver (the script is executed
> on the server, not the client).

The usual suggest is to create the links as part of the build process
rather than as part of the checkout process.

-Larry Jones

I don't think math is a science, I think it's a religion. -- Calvin

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