[clo-devel] ViewVC (formerly ViewCVS) set up

Erik Huelsmann ehuels at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 12:00:28 UTC 2011

As a small enhancement, I decided to filter the list for all projects
which actually *use* CVS by removing the cvsroot symlinks for all
projects which don't have a cvsroot directory, or a cvsroot directory
which contains no other entries than CVSROOT.



On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 1:46 PM, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just finished setting up ViewVC. In order to make it work, I had to
> create a directory /var/lib/cvsroots which contains symlinks to all
> cvsroots in all projects. This takes advantage of ViewVCs feature to
> list all repositories in a specific directory. To keep the list
> current, I installed a nightly cron job:
> cron.root.update-viewvc-cvsroots.sh. No actual copying takes place,
> just symlinks to the original repositories.
> Additionally, I had to install a RedirectMatch because of the name-change.
> Bye,
> Erik.

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