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RE: Moving CVS to SVN - multiple repositories with different permissions

From: Andreas Tscharner <Andreas.Tscharner_at_wenzel-metromec.ch>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2017 14:40:20 +0000

> From: Bo Berglund [mailto:bo.berglund_at_gmail.com]

> I know that some years back I was able to "apt-get install cvs" on a
> Linux box (could have been on a RaspberryPi or else a VMWare virtual
> machine running Mint or the like.
> And that cvs would be the backported cvsnt version!

I maintained cvsnt for Debian for a while, but when they started with EVS and shut down the public source access, I stopped.
> Since we are using a cvs.exe binary from 2006 on our server I realized
> that it would be great to be able to get that onto my new Ubuntu
> Server and have it parse the repository (CVSNT always kept the format
> line-ending-wise anyway, so the repository files are compatible.
> But it seems like it is not possible anymore to get the cvs from the
> cvsnt project into a Linux box...
> Or is there some way to do it?

I may have some old sources somewhere (at my box at home), but I don't know whether they compile or (if they do) run at all... on the other hand: it was plain C code...
I'll look it up tonight when I get home.
> I belive we have used some cvsnt specific constructs, like setting
> -kbx on some binary files requiring exclusive editing etc.

Don't forget the mergepoints which were set automatically...

Best regards

Andreas Tscharner               andreas.tscharner_at_wenzel-metromec.ch
Gordon's Law:
If you think you have the solution, the question was poorly phrased. 
Received on 2017-12-06 15:40:34 CET

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