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Re: CVS server running on NT

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: CVS server running on NT
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 17:01:40 -0800

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Sam Talebbeik <address@hidden> writes:

> I need to install CVS on an NT box. According to the FAQ page on
> the NT version of the CVS server is available at
> .
> I have a few questions and I hope someone can help me answer them.
> 1) I have worked with Apache and all versions of the Apache can be obtrained
>    from a single web site. Why is the CVS on NT offered through a different 
>    web site? 

Because it is a port to NT which does a very good job of working within
the NT framework including a very nice GUI. There is a Windows client
version of cvs (a command-line cvs.exe) available, but most of the developers do not spend much time doing anything with

If you need or want a server for NT, then you will want to use the version of NT.

>    Are these folks the same team or a different development team
>    than the ?

No, they are a different team.

> 2) Is CVS NT from a subset,a superset, or a very different version
>    of the CVS offered on Linux and Unix ?

The version of cvs interoperates with the version
of cvs. The folks have a few extensions that are not (yet)
supported on and are missing a few that have recently been

> 3) Is the email list address@hidden dedicated to mostly CVS on Linux/Unix ?

Well, some questions get answered for both versions on the
address@hidden those that deal with the intersection of features
between the two versions could be answered by either group.

>    I noticed that the folks have their own separate email list.

Yes, I believe that is a 'better' place to ask your NT specific questions.

        -- Mark
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