Subject: Re: AnonCVS problems
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/04/1999 11:17:10
On Fri, Sep 03, 1999 at 09:25:00PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Friday, September 3, 1999 at 18:15:16 (-0400), Bill Sommerfeld wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: AnonCVS problems 
> >
> > this makes anoncvs worthless for people who want to maintain local
> > changes.  If merges don't really work, then it's not a
> > fully-functional anoncvs service.
> Hmmm....  There's no similar problem with the CVS "pserver" method.
> I've been maintaining some local changes in CVS itself simply by keeping
> them in a working directory checked out from the Cyclic anonymous server
> with 'cvs -d co ccvs'
> and I've yet to encounter any problems...
> Is the setup configured to create the CVS lock files
> in a separate directory, and if so is that directory definitely writable
> by the "anoncvs" user?

Yeah, it is.  I'm going to look into this again -- many apologies for the
inconvenience to everyone!

Thor Lancelot Simon	                            
	"And where do all these highways go, now that we are free?"