[Python-Dev] OK, so how do I make CVS actually *work*?

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org
Mon, 3 Jul 2000 16:53:05 -0700

On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 09:56:00AM -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> I have a valid ssh account on SourceForge.  I follow the directions on the 
> Python CVS page and get this:
> Script started on Mon Jul  3 09:50:42 2000
> snark:~/WWW/python$ echo $CVS_RSH
> /usr/bin/ssh
> snark:~/WWW/python$ cvs -z3 -desr@cvs.python.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/python co  python

I used:

$ cvs -z3 -d :ext:gstein@cvs.python.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/python co python

The instructions on SF didn't quite work. Adding the :ext: in made it work
fine for me. I'm using CVS 1.10.6


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/