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Re: Problem with Author Label

From: Rondal Ellifritt
Subject: Re: Problem with Author Label
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 07:24:16 -0400

Unfortunately, we work in a large corporate environment, wherein our
version control options are limited and dictated. CVSNT is not one of
the options.

On 7/26/05, Arthur Barrett <address@hidden> wrote:
> Rondal,
> >Right.  But you really need to change the way you work so that you
> aren't
> >sharing working directories.
> CVS is designed as a Distributed Unreserved solution to version control
> - which is a verbose way of saying that people are not supposed to share
> a working directory because the working directory is supposed to be on a
> local drive (in windows terms anyway).
> In CVSNT (free GPL just like CVS, Unix/Linux/Windows/Mac) we have been
> gradually trying to expand the number of methodologies that CVSNT can
> support, including centralised and reserved.
> If you use CVSNT then you can checkout without a username and the
> username is populated at each action.  Eg:
> Cvs -d :pserver:myserver:/myrepo
> Now when user "fred" does a commit it will be done as fred, and when
> "mary" does a commit as mary...  I don't *think* cvs supports this, but
> Larry can confirm I'm sure.
> Also I *think* that this is a client side issue, so in theory you can
> use CVSNT client and keep your current CVS server, re-create your
> sandbox without a username and you are away.
> The CVSNT open source project may be contacted via the newsgroup:
> or
> news://
> Regards,
> Arthur

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