Subject: Re: "cvs update: move away src/file.whatever; it is in the way"
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Art Lemasters <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/01/2004 21:09:43
Art Lemasters wrote:
> Two Questions:
> I'm on a slow connection. After the feed stopped during the first
> cvs checkout attempt, several attempts to update have met something
> like, "cvs update: move away src/file.whatever; it is in the way."
> ...can't get it all at once and wish there was something comparable
> to ftp regets for this that would work.
> Does that message from the cvs server really mean, for sure, that
> something is wrong--something that would stop the build from happening
> right? Is there any way to do a clean cvs checkout/update with a slow
> And how can this be done with ssh? The following, per documentation
> instruction, is not working.
> "* netbsd.stevens-tech.edu
> Hoboken, NJ
> Instructions: for ssh:
> 'CVSROOTemail@example.com:/cvsroot; CVS_RSH=ssh'."
> So would it be alright to use this, for example, instead?
> CVSROOT=:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot; CVS_RSH=ssh
> And would it work?
Oh...and one other bit of information. To start the checkout,
I did this.
cvs -z5 checkout -PA src