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Re: Creating a CVS environment

From: Fabian Cenedese
Subject: Re: Creating a CVS environment
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 12:00:10 +0200

>However, the issue I have is that we have no access to a Unix Server
>as we are completely PC based, sharing files on a common group drive,
>and it is my understanding that you cannot locate a CVS repository on
>a shared windows server. Is that correct ?

This works fine. You only can get issues if you use different OS (or even
different versions) on the server/client computers.

>In order to get around this, I have been thinking of implementing the
>following environment:
>RedHat Linux running under VMWare on a Windows XP machine
>CVS server running upon the virtual Linux machine
>CVS repository residing upon common group drive configured via Linux
>Client PC's running WinCVS to access the central repository running on
>the Virtual Linux machine

Don't know if that would work either but sounds overly complicated. If
Linux really were a requirement I'd setup a dedicated little box running
only Linux.

bye  Fabi

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