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RE: Setting up first repository

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: Setting up first repository
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 11:03:43 -0500

address@hidden wrote:
> Jim.Hyslop writes:
> >
> > Not sure where you heard that, but it will cause you much 
> more work. I use
> > symlinks in the repository, with no problems.
> What kind of symlinks?  Although it's not recommended, you can symlink
> *directories* in the repository, as long as you don't use LOCKDIR in
> your config file to put the lock files somewhere else.
Right, I forgot to qualify that part - yes, our symlinks are for
directories, and we do not use LOCKDIR.

Oh, and doesn't CVS have problems if $CVSROOT/CVSROOT is symlinked? Or has
that been fixed? Or am I mis-remembering something?

Jim Hyslop
Senior Software Designer
Leitch Technology International Inc. ( )
Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( )

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