Subject: Re: anoncvs
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/23/2000 13:54:08
On Sun, Apr 23, 2000 at 10:18:57AM -0500, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> You can't use the old sup tree. Without the CVS directories, cvs can't
> know which files need to be merged and which are OK, so at best it
> would download everything anyway. The checkout under /usr should work
> if you move the sup "src" out of the way.
> > Any solution ? I'm tired of getting the cvs tree for hours and hours....
> You could download and untar the source tarballs, and change all the
> CVS/Root entries to, or
> for ssh, but that's probably not any
> easier.

It's *much* easier (think about it -- it's a THREE LINE shell script!)
but you don't need to.  The current source tarballs on
already have appropriate CVS/Root entries to let you check out from
anoncvs without changing anything.