Subject: Re: Can AnonCVS be used with ppp connection?
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Rui-Xiang Guo <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/01/1999 22:10:39
Matthias Scheler wrote:
> In article <>,
>         Rui-Xiang Guo <> writes:
> > I tried to use SUP to update source by dial-up but it always fail.
> You seem to have a serious problem with your PPP setup. "sup" always
> worked for me with PPP over a modem, even on a 14400 dialup line
> years ago.
> I suppose your handshake is not setup properly causing problems on
> protocols which send data in both directions at the same time.

The situation is that 'doc' can be update by SUP always, but
other releases like 'pkgsrc' can't.
Can you tell me which option should I use with pppd?

> > So have any modem user ever used AnonCVS to update source?
> I updated my local source tree with "cvs" for about 1.5 years via
> PPP on a leased analog line.
> > How to use previous SUP's source with AnonCVS?
> You can't because the "CVS" directories are missing. Download the
> latest tarballs as as start for anonymous CVS.

I think I should keep using SUP to update source for saving my phone
bill. :)