Subject: Re: anoncvs update problem (fwd)
To: Ruibiao Qiu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <email@example.com>
Date: 02/09/2001 01:15:45
On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 12:06:42AM -0600, Ruibiao Qiu wrote:
> >Go read http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/current/#using-anoncvs
> Well... that's exactly what I have been reading (and using). The
> is no mentioning of CVS_RSH. I did what a tcsh user is told to
> do, but it always failed until the CVS_RSH trick.
Ugh. That page doesn't read like I remembered it. I was actually
thinking of OpenBSD's page for the same purpose, which is much
Perhaps we could change ours to be a bit more like theirs?
At any rate, we do have a more helpful set of information here:
> How should I do it? I did
> setenv CVSROOT :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot
> but it didnt work. Is this what you mean?
It is. Remember that you'll need to do cvs -d $CVSROOT login before
you can check anything out with pserver. (password is anoncvs.)
> Or "setenv CVS_RSH pserver"? It would be more clear if there is
> some more information on the FAQ. Thanks.
No, no, pserver doesn't behave at all like rsh; you had the right
Well, it's there, it's just now where it should be. Check out that
second url (/Sites/net.html#anoncvs), which lists the mirrors. Each
mirror's description explains how it would like to be contacted.
~ g r @ eclipsed.net