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Re: Overriding CVS/Root with pserver

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: Overriding CVS/Root with pserver
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 12:37:15 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Thursday, May 1, 2003 at 10:10:16 (-0600), Ed wrote: ]
> Subject: Overriding CVS/Root with pserver
> Suppose I have a working directory on host devbox, and the CVS/Root admin 
> file contains ":pserver:address@hidden:/cvsroot".  Is there a way for 
> address@hidden to override this to login and/or commit changes to this 
> working directory as, say, address@hidden, *without* modifying the 
> .../CVS/Root setting?  It seems any CVSROOT env setting is ignored during 
> login.  I know this is not considered kosher, but is there a way?

If you're messing with non-anonymous logins over cvspserver then I would
most strongly suggest that your only viable option is:  UTSL.
(acronym finder:

However why can't you just copy the working directory and modify the
CVS/Root files in the copy?

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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