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Re: CVS Repositories backup ?

From: Max Bowsher
Subject: Re: CVS Repositories backup ?
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 19:22:21 +0100

address@hidden wrote:
> Thanks Max, Is there a CVS unlock ? What is the process for it ?

Why don't you download the package and see? It has a man page.


> 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
> directories.
>>    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.
> Max.

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