|Subject:||RE: CVS Unix to Linux Migration|
|Date:||Wed, 4 Feb 2009 14:43:10 -0800|
> Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 22:36:47 +0100
> From: address@hidden
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: CVS Unix to Linux Migration
> * On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 10:18:16AM -0500 Larry Jones wrote:
> > > 2- Because it's a migration by way of untarring, do I still need to
> > > execute "cvs -d /repo/path init" since the existing repo already
> > > contains the CVSROOT directory?
> > You don't have to, but it won't hurt and it's a good idea.
> > Particularly if the new server is running a newer release of CVS than
> > the old server was.
> (perhaps it is obvious to everyone, but it seems I understood the
> question different to the others, thus, I want to add to the OP:)
> Execute the "cvs -d ... init" *after* you have untarred the repo on the
> new machine, not before. Then, this command will update the CVSROOT to
> the "newer format" (so to speak). Do not execute this command before
> untarring the repo.
Thanks for your feedback. I'm still in the testing phase and ran it before but when going live, I will do it after. Thanks.
> Best regards,
> Spiro R. Trikaliotis http://opencbm.sf.net/
> http://www.trikaliotis.net/ http://www.viceteam.org/
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