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Subject: CVS on win{95,NT}
From: Jeff Hill <johill@lanl.gov>
To: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 09:49:42 -0600
Hello all,

I recently saw the following CVS related discussion on the vxWorks 
news group.

> Newsgroups: comp.os.vxworks
> Subject: Re: Tornado and Source Control
> Date: Tue, 08 Oct 1996 22:07:07 -0600
> From: Wes Peters <softweyr@xmission.com>
> Organization: Softweyr LLC
> Message-ID: <325B24EB.41C67EA6@xmission.com>
> References: <9610041610.AA08358@lbl.gov> <3256A61E.4717@peacefulstar.oakland.ca.us>
> 
> H.J. Bae wrote:
> >
> > I have used CVS successfully on both Solaris and WinNT for
> > a fairly large size project using Tornado.  The simplest (perhaps
> > not the best) way to allow access to the CVS repository
> > over the LAN to workstation clients is to put the repository
> > on a WinNT server and add NFS server to the WinNT server.
> > This way, WinNT clients can access the repository over SMB
> > and Solaris clients can access the repository over NFS.
> > CVS has its own remote access protocol based on RSH, but
> > the free versions of CVS available for WinNT do not seem to
> > work well over RSH (it could be just pilot error).
> 
> Ditto; we use HP-UX and Win95.  Our CVS server resides on one of the
> HPs for now, we're building a PC with FreeBSD to run it on in the
> near future.  We use NFS to share the CVSROOT directory among the
> HPs, and Samba for the Win95 machines.  The WinNT executables for
> CVS (client, at least) seem to work acceptably under Win95.
> 
> Personally, I really hate the idea of shelling out all that money
> for WinNT and NT-NFS for a server, when I can get better performance
> on the same PC hardward for free with FreeBSD, which includes NFS
> client and server, Samba SMB server, and CVS.  ;^)
> 
> - --
>    Wes Peters   |
>     Softweyr    |   Where am I, and what am I doing in this handbasket?
>    Consulting   |
>  softweyr@xmission.com

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