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Re: checkout/commit onto/from shared disks.

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: checkout/commit onto/from shared disks.
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 11:49:28 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at 13:03:52 (+0100), David Bowring wrote: ]
> Subject: checkout/commit onto/from shared disks.
> This would comprise of one central server upon which all the developers
> home directories and cvs server would reside.  They will be logged into
> any one of many machines (nodes).  My concern is being that each of our
> developers home directories will be a disk share from the central
> machine, and all the checkout/commit will be done via pserver onto these
> shares (I am considering using NFS to create the shares).  If anyone can
> give me any guidance or foresight of any pit falls with such a
> mechanism, it would be gratefully appreciated.

There is no problem with CVS sandboxes on NFS.

However in such a scenario it would be not just unwise to use
cvspserver, but unnecessary as well.  Just use rsh!  Rsh is FAR more
secure than NFS.

                                                                Greg A. Woods

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