[CentOS] documentation on cvsup for backing up cvs repositories
philip.reynolds at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 12:08:58 UTC 2006
On 9/4/06, ankush grover <ankushcentos at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to find out documentation on cvsup for backing up cvs
> repositories on Centos 4.0
CVSup is a FreeBSD based tool for mirroring a CVS archive. I wouldn't
call it a tool to "backup" a CVS archive. CVSup doesn't download
meta-information and history information associated with files in a
Make sure you know what you're getting into before using it.
Be aware as well that CVSup is written in Modula-3, which means it's
not as straight-forward to compile. I'm not sure that a C client has
If I were you and I didn't know much about cvsup, I'd look at
something like rsync or dirvish to backup my CVS repository.
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