Subject: Does anyone use pserver? (was: Re: help upgrading from 1.5.1_BETA2)
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christopher W. Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 10/29/2001 16:21:57
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I'm resurrecting this rather old thread, mostly for informational
purposes. Back in July, I was upgrading to 1.5.1, and had a
problem which looked something like this:
Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 10:39:29AM -0400, Christopher W. Richardson wrote:
> > >
> > > cwr@grizzly-0$echo $CVSROOT
> > > :pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot
> > > cwr@grizzly-0$cvs get -P -rnetbsd-1-5-PATCH001 -dsrc-1.5.1 src
> > > cvs server: existing repository /cvsroot/basesrc does not match /cvsroot/syssrc/usr.sbin/config
> > > cvs server: ignoring module _syssrc-cmp2
> > > cvs server: existing repository /cvsroot/basesrc does not match /cvsroot/syssrc/usr.sbin/dbsym
> > > cvs server: ignoring module _syssrc-cmp3
> > Hum, strange. May some misconfiguration on the anoncvs server ?
> > Did someone else get a succesfull checkout of src (from a empty dir) in the
> > last few days ?
> Other's have reported problems checking out the (magic) "src" module
> to a tag or branch. While it's possible to checkout the head first and
> then update to the tag, the best thing is probably to start with a
> nearby tarball. Then "cvs update -Pd -rnetbsd-1-5-PATCH001" from
> within the directory should work.
Recently (over the weekend), I upgraded both my home firewall and
my workstation at work to 1.5.2. At work I used ssh and at home
pserver. Work worked fine, and home still had the above
problem. So, my questions are 1) is anyone actually using
pserver?; 2) should I file a PR on this, or just forget about it?
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