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Re: Upgrading cvs to newer version

From: david
Subject: Re: Upgrading cvs to newer version
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 11:21:01 -0500 (CDT)

> Hi
> We are currently running cvs version 1.10.7 on linux 2.2. We want to upgrade
> to version 1.11.2 of cvs. I would like to know if the following steps of 
> upgrading is correct:
> 1.    I have downloaded cvs-1.11.tar.gz
> 2.    Type on commandline: gunzip cvs-1.11.tar.gz
> 3.    Type on commandline: tar xvf cvs-1.11.tar.gz
> 4.    Type on commandline: cd cvs-1.11
> 5.    Type on commandline: ./configure
> 6.    Type on commandline: make 
> 7.    Type on commandline: make install
> Do I need to set up everything again (the whole cvs)? Or will the existing
> repository and users acces etc still be ok? (I don't want to break
> anything!)
It's generally a good practice to do a "cvs init" after a version
upgrade, in case it has new or changed files in CVSROOT, but other
than that what you have listed looks good.

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