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

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@beopen.com
Mon, 3 Jul 2000 19:54:43 -0400 (EDT)

Greg Stein writes:
 > 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

  Interesting; using CVS 1.10.7 I was able to check out a tree using
my login & SSH (requiring my passphrase, not password), but I didn't
need the :ext: part.  Sounds like there are some real version
dependencies in the instructions.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member