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Re: Portable CVS

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 08:29:31 +0200

Geoff Soper wrote:
> I would like to have an almost complete CVS system on a memory stick as
> I use a number of different (Windows) computers in different locations,
> some on-line and some not. I don't mind if I have to install a client
> but I need to have the repository and the working files on the stick
> which I can unplug at will and move to another computer. I'm the only
> developer in this scenario. I've also never used a CVS but I really
> think I should be using one!
> I get the idea that TortoiseSVN may allow me to do this but would like
> someone who's used it before to give me an idea if this is possible.
> Any thoughts?

First thought: Tortoise*SVN* is for Subversion, not CVS
Second though: if you're using Subversion, you could put the repository
on the same stick as your working copy, then write a script to mount the
stick always to the same drive letter. That way, you can use the
file:/// access method.


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Received on 2008-05-31 08:29:49 CEST

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