On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 02:41:34AM +0530, Shakul M Hameed wrote: > 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?? > > Thanks, > Moin Never mind. I have dropped the plan for new disk in my freeBSD box. Instead, My Western Digital Network Harddrive exports both SMB and NFS shares. So now I can mount it as NFS. Internally, this harddrive is ext2 formatted and the NFS and SMB exports are exported.
> > > > Hope this helps. Cheers! > > > > -- > > | Jeremy Chadwick jdc at parodius.com | > > | Parodius Networking http://www.parodius.com/ | > > | UNIX Systems Administrator Mountain View, CA, USA | > > | Making life hard for others since 1977. PGP: 4BD6C0CB | > > -- > - Moin -- - Moin _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"