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RES: newbie help with conversion from VSS

From: Alexandre Augusto Drummond Barroso
Subject: RES: newbie help with conversion from VSS
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 14:12:20 -0300

Yes, you can use CVSNT, but you'll have to use the pserver protocol (a not so 
secure protocol when compared to sspi or ntserver protocols) but it will work 
just fine.

To help you make the repository conversion, you can use a bunch of perl scripts 


Alexandre "Zandao" Drummond Barroso

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> Enviada em:           Quinta-feira, 20 de Junho de 2002 13:13
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> Assunto:              newbie help with conversion from VSS
> I'm a newbie to the CVS world and apologize if this is a stupid question.
> We have a number of websites that are developed and maintained in-house.  Up
> until now this has been a project for three or four developers, all on
> Windows 2000 machines.  We have used Visual Source Safe 6.0 for version
> control.
> Management wants to add another member to the group with access to the web
> pages.  This person would not be a developer, but would only change content.
> However, due to our setup, they would still need to check files out to work
> on them, and check them back in to make the changes live.  The kicker is
> that this person is in Creative Services and needs to use a Macintosh
> (running OS X 10.1.5) for their other duties within the company.  Budgetary
> restraints preclude giving her another machine just for Visual Source Safe.
> After extensive searches I have been unable to find a Mac client for Visual
> Source Safe and I am toying with the idea of replacing it with CVS.  I have
> found a CVS server that will run on the web server (cvsnt), and cvs clients
> for both Windows (wincvs) and Mac.
> Is CVS a reasonable solution to this problem?  Are there any issues I will
> have or advice you can give me about migrating from VSS to CVS?
> Matthew van Eerde
> Software Engineer
> Hispanic Business Inc.
> 805.964.4554 x902
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