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Share files in CVS db

rzvika2 asked
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have used till now VisualSourceSafe for version controll.
In that version control you can put a file in different directories (Share) so that changes in one place will cause a change in the other one.
Is there a way to do it in CVS?
If so, how?
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system administrator
Top Expert 2007
No native support of such functionality in CVS.
However you may create 'hard links' directly in CVS repository (on UNIX only) - it's a hack.
Or you may try to use triggers to organize your own way of such sharing.

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Thanks Nopius,
How can I create a hard link?
Will it work ok or there are cases that it won't work?


Ok, I've used a soft link and it works:
cd <directory to create link at>
ln -s <source file>

Artysystem administrator
Top Expert 2007

hard links works only on files, for directories you have found soft links are ok :)
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