Subject: Re: anoncvs
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List: current-users
Date: 01/17/2005 16:29:29
Sean Davis wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jan 2005 10:02:37 -0600, Francisco Valladolid Hernandez
> <> wrote:
>>Hi, folks
>>I'am trying update my pkgsrc tree from  but this
>>respond with the following error:
>>export CVSROOT =
>>export CVS_RSH=ssh
>>[/usr/pkgsrc $]sudo cvs -q update -dP
>>ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host
>>cvs [update aborted]: end of file from server (consult above messages if
>>[/usr/pkgsrc $]
>>I want to know if there are exists some problems with this server.
> Yes. It is overloaded about 99% of the time.

Do you have to do it via ssh?
The following might work better:
export CVSROOT
cvs login
cvs update -dP

PS. don't add any '-z' flags either, as it's likely to stall your 
download if the server is overloaded.