On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 08:24:51AM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 02:20:52AM +0530, Shakul M Hameed wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 07:47:11AM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > > Are you sure? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/cvsup.html --
> > > see
> > > the first "Note:" paragraph.
> > As a newbie to FreeBSD, I would rather like to have a single Code
> > Versioning system.
> > Several methods put newbies in dilemma to decide upon the best suitable
> > procedure.
> > I feel there should be one unique source code management system.
> csup and cvsup function the same, and they both rely on the same source
> versioning system. However, cvsup requires Modula3/ezm3 (an external
> dependency), while csup was written entirely in C and comes with the
> FreeBSD base system.
> Does this explain the difference?
> Thus: pkg_delete cvsup and ezm3 (if installed) from your system, and
> start using csup. :-)
> > > I don't see how that would fix or change anything. In fact, I'm fairly
> > > certain it doesn't.
> > >
> > > The error you are receiving from cvsup is telling you "I tried to rename
> > > a file, but couldn't". This often implies a permissions or ownership
> > > thing. Since the directory you're storing stuff in is on an SMB/CIFS
> > > share, I cannot help but wonder if that's the cause of the problem
> > > (somehow).
> > Jeremy, as pointed by "N.J. Mann" recently in a reply in this thread,
> > there is a semicolon in the filename
> You mean colon, but I understand what you meant.
> > where the rename faliure happened. Because the file
> > "checkouts.cvs:RELENG_7" had ":" in it, which was not created
> > subsequently due to SMB limitation for ":"-based filenames.
> > Because this the cvsup checked-out halted at this point. Morever, as
> > indicated by "Sean <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>" the case-insensitiveness
> > would lead to missing files.
> > I think, I should format my Network drive to NFS to make it really
> > UNIX friendly.
> NFS is a transport protocol, not a filesystem type. You don't "format a
> disk to be NFS-friendly". You can use NFS with any type of filesystem;
> UFS/FFS, ZFS, ext2fs, ext3fs, NTFS, MS-DOS, etc...
> The problem is that you're using an NTFS across smbmount(8). NTFS does
> not support some characters in filenames, and also is case-insensitive.
> You are being limited by NTFS, and also possibly by smbmount(8).
> What you need is to install another disk in your FreeBSD box, or
> allocate space somewhere on the existing filesystem(s) for your
> development stuff.
> If you really want Windows and FreeBSD to "play well" together, your
> best option is to run Samba on the FreeBSD box and use UFS2 filesystems,
> then make the Windows machine mount shares from the FreeBSD machine.
> The other way around (FreeBSD-->Windows) creates problems like the ones
> you've experienced.
I am never going to do a Windows->FreeBSD mount as it is not required for me.
I rather go for extra space on my FreeBSD box. Is there any method to increase
the size of my FreeBSD partition??
> Hope this helps. Cheers!
> | Jeremy Chadwick jdc at parodius.com |
> | Parodius Networking http://www.parodius.com/ |
> | UNIX Systems Administrator Mountain View, CA, USA |
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