Subject: Re: anoncvs server problem?
To: Rick Byers <RickB@BigScaryChildren.net>
From: Ian Main <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/22/2000 00:05:51
On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 04:49:41PM -0500, Rick Byers wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Ian Main wrote:
> > The problem I have getting the src from cvs, is that there are directories
> > 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 work,
> > but then later when you update, cvs will bail cause it can't cd into them.
> > Am I the only one who sees this ? Is there a way around it and still
> > be able to use cvs ?
> Yes, you should be using "objdirs" so that the build output goes in
> /usr/obj instead of /usr/src. Look
> at http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/current/#using-anoncvs.
Aah yes, my apologies. I knew you could use an obj dir, but I didn't realize
this was a requirement, nor did I think about it as a solution to the problem
I was seeing.
Thank you muchly!