Subject: Re: anoncvs server problem?
To: Ian Main <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/21/2000 16:48:07
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From: "Ian Main" <>
To: "Frederick Bruckman" <>
Cc: "Rick Byers" <>;
Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2000 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: anoncvs server problem?

> No idea, but the CVS/Root files always override CVSROOT too, which is
> a bit counter-intuitive.
> The problem I have getting the src from cvs, is that there are
> that get in the way of building some things (they are the same name as
> the file gcc wants to output). Then you rm them to make the build
> but then later when you update, cvs will bail cause it can't cd into
> Am I the only one who sees this ?  Is there a way around it and still
> be able to use cvs ?

You always have to use obj directories.  So make sure /usr/obj exists
and do a 'make obj' in /usr/src.  Take a look at
Look at 'MKOBJDIRS' (which will do it for you) and BSDOBJDIR in case
you can't use /usr/obj.