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From Greg Stein <>
Subject shared CVSROOT (was: geronimo-dev Digest 15 Aug 2003 16:30:18 -0000 Issue 67)
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2003 17:26:25 GMT
On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 04:30:18PM -0000, wrote:
> From: Bruce Snyder <>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Added maven.log, .project and .classpath into .cvsignore
> To:
> Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 15:41:41 +0000 (GMT)
> This one time, at band camp, Jason Dillon said:
> JD>I will see what I can do, though I am assuming it is not much at this  
> JD>point.
> JD>
> JD>IMO it would be much better if each top-level project had its own  
> I completely agree. After poking around a bit I was surprised to discover
> that this is not the case currently.

The current arrangement is *way* easier for the infrastructure peeps. And
since they're the guys who have to do all the maintenance for us, I prefer
to give them a lot of leeway :-)

Note: CVS is *awful* when it comes to virtual hosting. Generally, you have
to use different repository paths (e.g. /home/cvs becomes /home/cvs/TLP or
something) for each TLP. And then you gotta go and reconfig viewcvs, and
then you have multiple 'avail' files, and then...  keeping all those CVSROOT
directories in sync would be a bear.


Greg Stein,

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