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Re: CVS Repositories backup ?

From: Max Bowsher
Subject: Re: CVS Repositories backup ?
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 23:08:30 +0100

address@hidden wrote:
>    My CVS is not a "pserver" type installation/setup.
>    It's being accessed 24/7.
>    I want to a clean backup every  night, With out any file discrepancies,
>    i.e. i want to have a exclusive lock for write(commit changes) into the
>    repository. People can be checking out projects/files/etc but they
>    should not be able to check in stuff while i am backing the
>    I have read about the #cvs.lock, #cvs.rfl, #cvs.wfl. If use this then i
>    have to lock each directory and any "N" directories under it.
>    Please advice if it's the only option.
>    If so are there any pre tested scripts for locking and releasing lock .

There is cvslock:

Note, it doesn't understand the LockDir CVSROOT/config option.


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