Subject: Re: anoncvs server available
To: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/06/2005 16:44:52
On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Hauke Fath wrote:

> At 19:05 Uhr -0800 5.1.2005, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>> On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>>> Can you easily change which cvs server you check out from, without doing a
>>> complete new checkout?
>> Use the cvs -d option, like:
>>  cvs -d login #
>> password is anoncvs
>> Use the -d with each use of cvs.
> Nice try. Unfortunately, at least with the French mirror, vcs gives me a
> load of protocol errors ("missing directory")  because of differing paths:
> /cvsroot/pkgsrc' vs. /pub/NetBSD-CVS'. No update.
> It would definitely nice if an easy switch between repositories were
> supported...

I can switch between repositories without problem if I use "cvs -d
<wherever> up". I have problems if I try to go from ssh -> pserver. If
you stick to ssh enabled anoncvs servers, you shouldn't have problems.

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
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