Subject: Re: Can AnonCVS be used with ppp connection?
To: None <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/04/1999 11:06:56
On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 01:52:23PM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Rui-Xiang Guo wrote:
> > I tried to use SUP to update source by dial-up but it always fail.
> > It seems that SUP eat band width too much.
> > So have any modem user ever used AnonCVS to update source?
> Yes, for small pieces, but not for the whole thing. That is one of the
> advantages of *CVS. The thing is, though, it probably uses _even_
> _more_ bandwidth than sup.

I have used both sup and anonymous CVS to get entire trees over 56k
(and even much slower, once upon a time!) modem connections.  It's slow,
but it works fine.