Subject: Re: Question about cvs
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 04/16/2006 15:49:22
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Martijn van Buul <email@example.com> wrote:
>It occurred to me that Huub wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.general:
>>> export CVSROOT=':pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot'
>> Ok. New problem:
>> bash-3.00# ./checkoutpkgsrc
>> ./checkoutpkgsrc: line 2: export:
>> `:pserver:email@example.com.NetBSD.org:/cvsroot': not a valid identifier
>> cvs checkout: No CVSROOT specified! Please use the `-d' option
>> cvs [checkout aborted]: or set the CVSROOT environment variable.
>> When looking at the anoncvs link, I suspect :pserver isn't quite correct?
>I doubt it. The error is from export, indicating that you probably used
>a space between CVSROOT and the value it's going to get. The second
>error is from cvs, indicating that when it looked, the variable CVSROOT
>was empty - but that's because export failed.
>Maybe you should quote your script. In case you changed the 'setenv' of your
>first attempt to 'export': Note the =. The semantics of 'export' and 'setenv'
>are rather different.
as the first line of your script.